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Analyze the lyrics of two 1960s era songs about respect, by Otis Redding and The Staple Singers.
Read the speech Susan B. Anthony delivered after being arrested for voting in a presidential election before women had gained the right to vote.
Consider quotes from South Africans about the nature of democracy and what makes it work.
Explore the lyrics of this song by the The Staple Singers and its message about obstacles to racial justice.
Read about eighteenth-century Imperialism, the Congress of Berlin, and W. E. B. Du Bois’ analysis of the profound consequences of Europe's colonization of Africa.
British-Somali poet Warsan Shire gives voice to the experiences of refugees in this poem about "home."
Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
Read about the meeting of student activists from committed to ending gun violence from Parkland and Chicago.
Learn about the crucial historical moment in the civil rights struggle when the song "Soul Man" came into popularity.
Get the lyrics of Isaac Hayes and David Porter's song popularized during the civil rights movement "Soul Man."
A New York Times article addresses the role that social media played in rapidly bringing the events in Ferguson to national attention.
Investigate the history of Muslim women wearing head coverings, and consider how the veil became a political symbol.