Jonathan Rodríguez reflects on his name through poetry. How does his name “place him in the world”? How is it a mask, shield, or container?
W. E. B. Du Bois questions the way that Reconstruction was studied and taught in an excerpt from his 1935 book Black Reconstruction in America.
Learn about the 1963 Chicago Public School Boycott, when students demanded better schools for black neighborhoods and equal opportunity for all.