Voting Rights Act: 10 Things You Should Know

  Most textbooks give President Lyndon Johnson, along with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., most of the credit for this important legislation. But the Voting Rights Act came into being through intensive organizing and activism spearheaded by the Black community.   Advertisements

Here’s Why We Must Teach Beyond the Textbooks

Many educators sincerely wish to enlighten and engage students by exploring black history in greater depth than standard curriculum currently permits. The experiences, stories, and significant societal impact of African-Americans has been very rarely explored in k-12 classroom settings and teachers must certainly be confused or uncertain about how to begin introducing new themes with relevance to […]