Applications Open for the Pulitzer Center’s 1619 Education Impact Grant

Penguin Random House Education is pleased to share an opportunity for educators to bring The 1619 Project into their classrooms, through an exciting grant initiative from the Pulitzer Center.   Click here to learn more and for instructions on how to apply.    As an official education partner of The 1619 Project since its original publication in The

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Celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary of March

By: Ronell Whitaker If you ask your students who Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was, you can be confident that they will spit out facts about his involvement in the Montgomery bus boycotts, or how he was a civil rights leader. Some kids may even be familiar with his “I Have A Dream” speech or

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Teaching Black and Asian American Solidarity in the Classroom

By Brian Batugo Student posters celebrating Black and Asian American solidarity. Photo credit: Brian Batugo   Asian American history must be included in the broader context of US history, especially given the increase in hate crimes and incidents resulting from xenophobic and racist rhetoric that falsely blamed the Asian American community for the coronavirus. Catherine

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A letter to educators from Tomiko Brown-Nagin, author of Civil Rights Queen

Dear Educators: Constance Baker Motley and the turbulent but hopeful era in which she lived and worked captivates students. Over email, at book fairs, and in university classrooms nationwide, students have approached me to explain how Civil Rights Queen, my book about Motley’s life and times, stimulated, provoked, and moved them. Motley’s admirers come from

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