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Writer Mtutuzeli Matshoba provides a vivid account of life under apartheid through the story of his friend who was forcibly ejected from his home.
Wislawa Szymborska, a Polish poet who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1996, describes hatred in a poem.
Author Sarfraz Manzoor writes about the experiences that shaped his understanding of what it means to be British and what it means to belong.
This poem by Micky Scottbey Jones can be used to help you and your students create brave classroom communities.
Consider the importance of African naming practices in South African poet Magoleng wa Selepe’s poem about the effects of colonialism on African identity.
Consider how people get involved in movements by learning about how the people of Billings, Montana, reacted when hateful attacks started happening in their town.
Read “I Dream a World” by Langston Hughes and “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost and reflect on the choices we make as individuals and as citizens.
Read W.H. Auden’s poem “Refugee Blues” about the plight of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust.
Begin your study of the Holocaust with a poem by Holocaust survivor Sonia Weitz.
Read this poem by Wislawa Szymborska and reflect on the aftermath of war.
Explore bystander behavior and the challenges of speaking up with Maurice Ogden's poem “The Hangman.”
Author Azar Nafisi discusses the roles of literature and imagination in both repressive states and democracies.