Watch the video to hear what the Nobel prize-winning activist has to say.
Peruse this Human Rights Watch page and find a topic that most interests you. Watch the video and discuss or report what you learned.
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.
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 learn more.
Prison inmates decided to pool their earnings together to support a high school student facing some difficult times.
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.
Sesame Street is teaching children to stand up against racism in some of their newest episodes.
The death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg impacted millions of people who have benefitted from her work for equality. Read about her life and monumental successes.
Hear from essential frontline workers as they discuss the risks and challenges they face in order to keep everyone fed and healthy.
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Meet Claudette Colvin, the teenager who inspired Rosa Parks.
Watch a video on, and read about, the 1965 Selma to Montgomery voting rights marches.
Learn about the brilliant solution Reporters Without Borders found for evading government censorship.
In challenging times, some people step up to help others, even people they don’t know. Read about some of the lighthearted kindnesses being shared.
Shubham Banerjee, a 12-year-old student from California, used his Legos to invent an inexpensive Braille printer. He is now making the plans available for free so others can build their own printers.
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.