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The desegregation movement that transformed the South during the 1960s began at Central High School in Little Rock. To mark the 50th anniversary, this film examines challenges facing American education today.
How does race affect the way Americans view ourselves and others — in the past, present, and future? This series looks for answers in diverse communities.
Maya Lin, the Chinese American sculptor who designed the Vietnam Veterans Memorial, is able to address major issues of our time through the power of art.
In 1943, Gonzalo Méndez sued the Westminster School District of Orange County, California, in order to end segregation in the public schools.
Get the print or PDF version of our unit designed to a lunch a course on US history, literature, or civics through an investigation of identity.
Two women. One allegiance. Together they fought for women everywhere, and their strong willpower and sheer determination still ripples through contemporary society.
“Not In Our Town” is a movement to stop hate, address bullying, and build safe, inclusive communities for all. These films help local leaders build diverse towns where everyone can participate.
From the beginning of American history, homosexuality and love between people of the same sex have been part of the social and political landscape.
Use this resource on the Eugenics movement of the early 1900s to deepen students' understanding of the history of racism in the United States.
What is this thing we call race? Where did the idea come from? “Race: The Power of an Illusion” investigates race in society, science, and history.
The story of how ordinary Americans, black and white, in the North and South struggled to reconstruct their lives in the years 1863-1877, after the Civil War.
Born out of centuries of conflict and experimentation, America's public school system is one of the nation's most significant--but still evolving--achievements.