In honor of Black History Month, read about these six historical figures.
Listen to accessibility champion Jane Velkovski explain why assistive technologies should be made more available to everyone who needs them.
Source: Lowell Milken Center for Unsung Heroes
Ralph Lazo, a Mexican American, recognized the injustice of Japanese internment during World War II. He voluntarily stood in solidarity with his Japanese friends in their internment camp, leaving a legacy of bravery.
Learn about the guard change ceremony and why this one was so important.
Read what youth climate activists such as Vanessa Nakate and Greta Thunberg had to say at the Youth4Climate summit.
Watch the video to hear what the Nobel prize-winning activist has to say.
Source: Human Rights Watch
Peruse this Human Rights Watch page and find a topic that
most interests you. Watch the video and discuss or report what you learned.
Source: National Women's History Museum
Read about how six-year-old Ruby Bridges advanced the civil rights cause when she became the first Black student to integrate a southern elementary school.
Before he was a Supreme Court Justice, Thurgood Marshall argued the Brown v. Board of Education case, achieving an end to legal school segregation.
Source: The Washington Post
Fifty years before the Civil Rights Movement, Barbara Pope boarded a train and challenged Virginia’s Jim Crow Law.
Watch this short TED video about the brave women who lead an underground revolution against one of the worst dictators in the Dominican Republic’s history.
The Indian government is proposing reforms to
modernize the country’s agricultural industry. Indian farmers continue to
protest these changes. Watch the video and skim the article that follows to
Source: Washington Post
Prison inmates decided to pool their earnings together to support a high school student facing some difficult times.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Read about what these students have achieved through their continued activism.
Malala Yousafzai almost lost her life for her advocacy of girls’ education. Watch this short video to learn how she grew up to became a social activist and what she has accomplished.
Source: AP News
Sesame Street is teaching children to stand up
against racism in some of their newest episodes.
Want to know more about the extraordinary Ruth Bader Ginsburg? Read through this list of fast facts revealing some of the important work she accomplished during her career.
Watch the video to learn more about how dogs are used in a prison training program as a way to rehabilitate inmates.
Source: AP News
Mississippi officials have finally agreed to
retire their state flag containing racist symbolism.
Selling hangers and buying a house for a $250 down-payment were two important decisions for the Property Brothers. They offer suggestions about how to make other decisions in your life.