Read this article to learn about why all students should know what the Holocaust was and when it occurred to ensure events like these never happen again.
Source: National Geographic
Learn about why the people of today are still fighting for the Juneteenth holiday and how it connects to the Civil Rights movement of our past.
Source: The New York Times
Notable science fiction author Ursula K. Le Guin wrote a novella about a far-off world that reflects the history of racism and colonization on our own planet. Click here to see graphic novelist Ben Passmore’s rendering of this story.
Source: USA Today
Could the coronavirus crisis compel a divided America to become more unified? According to this article, we’re living in “a national defining moment.”
For her brave work and continued activism concerning women’s rights and education, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Read more about her life and advocacy here.
Source: The Pudding
Read about the history of the modern world through the lens of New York Times articles.
Learn more about the bribery, fraud, and corruption which ran rampant during the Gilded Age
Source: Den of Geek
With the recent release of the Hamilton movie, renewed backlash and criticisms have warranted a response from the cast.
Watch this short video to learn about how the Enslaved descendants of West African heritage find common ground in order to bring their culture to an entire generation of Americans.
Source: Atlas Obscura
Read about where Harriet Tubman got her start as a conductor on the Underground Railroad.