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Not to Be Owned

November 1, 2022

a Native American perspective on land

Vote

October 18, 2022

a poem by Nikki Giovanni

Structural Barriers

October 4, 2022

Looking at the Numbers

Hispanic Heritage Month

September 20, 2022

Sept. 15 - Oct. 15

Let's Not Forget

September 6, 2022

essential, but low-paid

Black Barbershops

August 23, 2022

Cutting through the Stigma

A Landmark Case

August 9, 2022

Plessy v Ferguson

1898 Massacre

July 26, 2022

Reconstruction era gains go up in smoke.

August Wilson

July 12, 2022

a legacy that is alive and well

Black Patriots

June 28, 2022

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar loves history

Replacement Theory

June 14, 2022

What is "The Great Replacement Theory"?

Notes from the Field

May 31, 2022

Racial disparity floods the school-to-prison pipeline.

Korean American Story

May 17, 2022

An oral history project.

Many Cultures in One Group

May 3, 2022

May is AAPI Heritage Month

Being Arab American

April 19, 2022

"We're more than just humus and pita."

'Arab' and 'Muslim'

April 5, 2022

These two words are not synonyms.

Meet Min Jin Lee

March 22, 2022

Reaching for Our Thorns

Introducing The Emancipator

March 8, 2022

Moving from Conversation to Solutions

The Color of Care

April 26, 2022

Not all health care is created equal.

Japanese 'Relocation'

February 15, 2022

What happened February 19, 1942?

Black History Month

February 1, 2022

Increasing the Visibility of Black Life and History

Acknowledging Privilege

January 18, 2022

a thought provoking exercise

Freedom

January 4, 2022

"Written on paper, not on stone."

One Simple Word

December 21, 2021

Your turn to say "hello."

Immigration

December 7, 2021

A history filled with racism.

Native and Mixed

November 23, 2021

"My existence is resistance."

Why We Serve

November 9, 2021

First here. First to Serve. Always remembered.

Manifest Destiny

October 26, 2021

the story of America

Los Braceros

October 12, 2021

A story that includes corruption and exploitation

Artist and Activist

September 28, 2021

Meet Yolanda Lopez

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage

September 14, 2021

September 15 - October 15, 2021

America's Racist Labor History

August 31, 2021

Meet Isaac Myers and A. Philip Randolph

Multiracial Nation

August 17, 2021

Looking at the 2020 census

Bridging the Gap

August 3, 2021

Courageous Conversations

Critical Race Theory

July 20, 2021

Is Critical Race Theory creating more heat than light?

Honor Native Land

July 6, 2021

What is Indigenous Land Acknowledgement?

The Case for Reparations

June 22, 2021

Addressing the continuing damage of past transgressions

In the Heights

June 8, 2021

"Gentrification is tough to dramatize."

Greenwood Massacre

May 25, 2021

Marking 100 years since a somewhat shrouded atrocity in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

AAPI Heritage Month

May 11, 2021

May is Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Bending the Arc

April 27, 2021

Martin Luther King, Jr.: "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice."

Economic Inequality & Racism

April 13, 2021

Heather McGhee and Ian Haney Lopez describe the problem.

Meet Joy Harjo

March 30, 2021

A member of the Mvskoke Nation and the Poet Laureate of the United States

Meet Fannie Lou Hamer

March 16, 2021

An activist for voting rights and women's rights.

Radical Cram School

March 2, 2021

Kristina Wong introduces activist Mia Yamamoto to her Cram School young rebels.

Meet Ida B. Wells

February 16, 2021

Journalist, activist, feminist who led the fight against lynching

Lift Every Voice and Sing

February 2, 2021

"Sing a song full of the faith that the dark past has taught us,..."

Comparing 2020 with the 1960s

January 19, 2021

Similarities and differences

Conversation with White People

January 5, 2021

Talking about racism is generally challenging for white people.

Black Nativity

December 22, 2020

A clip from a stage production of the Langston Hughes "Gospel Song Play" titled Black Nativity.

The Color of COVID

December 8, 2020

A video poem drawing attention to the disproportionate impact of COVID on people of color.

The Doctrine of Discovery

November 24, 2020

The doctrine of discovery disregarded the rights of indigenous people.

Reconstruction

November 10, 2020

This two-minute video introduces a Henry Louis Gates, Jr., series about race in post Civil War America.

Black Fives

October 25, 2022

an era in basketball history

The Third Reconstruction

October 11, 2022

Aspiration or Reality?

Making Black America

September 27, 2022

a PBS four-part series

The Forgotten Four

September 13, 2022

Black players integrate the NFL in 1946

Love: Luxury or Necessity?

August 30, 2022

Learning from Howard Thurman and bell hooks

Colorism

August 16, 2022

Three things you should know

Do the Work

August 2, 2022

Think critically and act effectively

Public Swimming Pools

July 19, 2022

For whites or for everyone?

Bruce's Beach

July 5, 2022

Land ownership and generational wealth

Farming While Black

June 21, 2022

Meet John Wesley Boyd, Jr.

Making Good the Promises

June 7, 2022

at the African American Museum of History and Culture

AAPI Justice

May 24, 2022

The struggle to create a fair and equitable society for all.

Remembering Chinese Labor

May 10, 2022

A piece of neglected history.

The Color of Care

April 26, 2022

Not all health care is created equal.

Museum as Storyteller

April 12, 2022

Preserving the history and contribution of Arab immigrants and their descendants.

Toni Morrison

March 29, 2022

The Pieces I Am

Women of Color Speak Up

March 15, 2022

"We have a voice. We dictate our stories."

Race/Ethnicity/Culture

March 1, 2022

Each Is Distinct, All Are Related

Fisk Jubilee Singers

February 22, 2022

The Lyrical Voice of Black Reconstruction

Voter Suppression

February 8, 2022

Barriers for People of Color

Race in the Classroom

January 25, 2022

student perspectives

MLK

January 11, 2022

Loved and Feared

Surviving Asian Hate

December 28, 2021

“Kind people are my kind of people.”

Confronting Truth

December 14, 2021

Seeking a better understanding of history.

Authors & Awards

November 30, 2021

2021 National Book Awards

Dear Children

November 16, 2021

Be good stewards.

Cultural Burns

November 2, 2021

Preempting fire with fire

Indigenous and Missing

October 19, 2021

A longstanding and alarming disparity.

Reconsider

October 6, 2021

Is it Columbus Day or Indigenous Peoples Day?

500 Years

September 21, 2021

The rich history of Latinos in America

Immigration Has Racist Roots

September 7, 2021

Julissa Arce exposes the roots of immigration policy.

Call Out or Call In

August 24, 2021

Calling for a more caring society

Schooled by Experience

August 10, 2021

Middle-schoolers talk about race

Indian Boarding Schools

July 27, 2021

Addressing trauma, abuse, and death.

Diversity in the Board Room

July 13, 2021

A call for more diversity, more equity, more inclusion.

Race and U.S. Democracy

June 29, 2021

When did democracy begin in the United States?

Juneteenth

June 15, 2021

Celebrating the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States.

The Way Out

June 1, 2021

A musician, a choreographer, and an illustrator create a collaborative piece.

Police Violence

May 18, 2021

Looking at the bigger picture behind the protests against police violence.

African American Jockeys

May 4, 2021

Black jockeys dominated the early days of thoroughbred horse racing in the United States.

Diversity Matters

April 20, 2021

Thoughts about racial and ethnic diversity in Christian higher education

Jeremy Lin: "We're Tired"

April 6, 2021

This professional basketball player is no stranger to racial slurs.

Meet Linda Sarsour

March 23, 2021

A Palestinian Muslim American who does not match the Muslim woman stereotypes.

Meet Sylvia Mendez

March 9, 2021

A civil rights activist honored for championing equality.

First African Americans in Congress

February 23, 2021

Change that did not last.

The Black Church

February 9, 2021

Explore the 400-year-old story of the black church in America with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

Black History Month

January 26, 2021

Meet Carter G. Woodson and discover the origins of Black History Month.

MLK Day

January 12, 2021

A call to serve on MLK Day and Beyond

Conversation with Latinos

December 29, 2020

Not white, not black.
Not from here, not from there.

Black Ballerinas

December 15, 2020

People of color in a traditionally white domain.

Peanut Butter and Jelly

December 1, 2020

Who, Me? Biased?
Peanut butter and jelly help illustrate implicit bias.

Native American Heritage Month

November 17, 2020

A 4-minute video about the origins of Native American Heritage Month