Learn about playright Eugene O’Neill in this short biography.
This article notes some of the key players in the passing of the Civil Rights Act. Roll over the hotspots in the image to find out more about each person.
This article inlcudes an overview of the importance of Ellis Island in the history of immigration in the United States. It then provides a more detailed timeline of happenings on the island.
Click this link to learn more about Sherman Alexie, author of “The Powwow at the End of the World,” who believes many Native American stories and voices need to be heard.
Source: Library of Congress
Why might singing be important for laboring slaves? Click this link to learn more about the important roles folksongs called spirituals played in the lives of slaves.
Source: Youth Volunteer Corps
Volunteering in your community is a great way to prepare for your first job. Click to read a list of 20 valuable skills you can learn from volunteering.
The author of this article takes issue with the stereotype that teenagers engage in risky behaviors because their brains are out of control, as some researchers have suggested.
Source: Big Think
It might seem that careful thought about all of the options would drive our decision making. But researchers have found that confidence is a bigger driver.
Source: Psychology Today
Could talking about your fears actually lessen them? Find out what the research says.
Source: Greenville Journal
Read about a national competition that is propelling one student toward a bright future on the strength of his dramatic interpretation.