Poet Warsan Shire tells the story of a young Somali-born refugee in this poem from the film Brave Girl Rising.
Students discuss their ancestral identities and what "Becoming American" means to them.
Watch this webinar to learn about our extensive resources for teaching about immigration in social studies and literature classrooms and discuss the importance of stories in addressing today’s challenges of borders and belonging.
Tejwattie speaks about how Facing History helped her understand her identity.
Facing History and Ourselves alumna Clarinda Ofori-Annor gave an account of her experiences as an immigrant from Ghana and finding her voice in her Facing History class at the 2014 Chicago Benefit Dinner.