Where to put the block? Forge ahead or play it safe and risk losing people to starvation?
For LGBTQ History Month, Sam Kiss shares his story about what it was like to come out to his family as a transgender boy. His essay was a finalist in the 2016 Facing History Student Essay Contest, which touches upon themes from Harper Lee's, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Read a winning essay from Facing History's 2017, "Making Choices in Today's World" about student author Sam's experience coming out as transgender to family members. Sam draws connections to the famous novel To Kill A Mockingbird.
Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History is the first in a new series with Listen Current. This series connects Facing History’s themes with today’s current events using public radio to guide and facilitate discussions around the social issues of our time. Our first post takes a look at debates in the United States about how we use historical figures and symbols as mascots in today’s sports teams.
A look at the recent increase of hate crimes, especially the antisemitic attacks in over a dozen states.
Take a look at the way Brazil has tried to manage racism and the challenges the country has faced.
The rising issue of "fake news" on social media makes it difficult to be informed and find news you can trust.
Listenwise looks at the recent presidential elections in France.
A look at the construction of oil pipelines that are moving forward and the political, environmental, and economic factors involved.
Today’s News, Tomorrow’s History is an ongoing series with Listen Current. This series connects Facing History’s themes with today’s current events using public radio to guide and facilitate discussions around the social issues of our time. We will take a look at the current responses to the Syrian refugee crisis.