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Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri reflects on the difficulties of balancing her dual identities.
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?
Consider the opportunities and challenges that arise when we encounter strangers.
Holocaust survivor Sonia Weitz processes an experience she had in a slave labor camp through a poem and writing.
In this poem, Paul Laurence Dunbar reflects on the experience of African Americans in post-Civil War America and the universal human behavior of hiding an aspect of ourselves.
In her poem, Melanie Poonai reflects on her identity, and all the factors that have helped shape who she is.
Read an excerpt from journalist Eleanor Halls article which describes the problems faced by working-class artists and the barriers preventing them from engaging with the arts.
Read an excerpt from journalist Eleanor Halls article which describes the barriers preventing working-class people from engaging with the arts.
Facilitate discussion in your classroom around the recent attacks in Jewish, Christian, and Muslim places of worship, and explore with students how communities respond after incidents of hate.
Created in partnership with Girl Rising, this teaching idea invites students to engage with the story of a young refugee and to consider the power of storytelling to spark empathy.
These Connection resources complement Investigation Four of the "Journalism in a Digital Age".
For National Poetry Month, introduce students to spoken word poetry and explore its power to give voice to issues that impact our communities.