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Dorie Ladner

Profile. Dorie Ladner (born June 28, 1942) is a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) veteran, social worker, and lifelong activist.
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Art Students Promote Their College’s Civil Rights Archives

Queens College in New York has an important archive with a wealth of documents about the activism of their staff and students during the Civil Rights Movement in the 1960s. To bring attention to the history and resources, the archive staff called on the college’s graphic design department for help. The results are the stunning images below.
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Sean Arce Receives Award at National Council for the Social Studies Conference

Seattle, Washington. (November 17, 2012) – The Zinn Education Project presented Mexican American Studies program co-founder Sean Arce with the 2012 Myles Horton* Education Award for Teaching People’s History at the National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) conference on Nov. 16, 2012. The NCSS conference is the largest annual convening of social studies teachers in the country. The awards ceremony was attended by many guests of note including 100-year-old Isidore Starr, founder of law related education; Susan Griffin, executive director of NCSS; former NCSS president Syd Golston; Mary Beth Tinker of the landmark Tinker v. Des Moines Supreme Court case; and, most important, Sean Arce’s family. Arce’s parents and two children flew to Seattle for the special occasion.
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Judy Richardson

Profile. Brief biography of Judy Richardson, Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) veteran, author, and filmmaker.
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The People vs. Columbus, et al. (Lesson) | Zinn Education Project

The People vs. Columbus, et al.

Teaching Activity. By Bill Bigelow. 9 pages. Rethinking Schools. A trial role play asks students to determine who is responsible for the death of millions of Taínos on the island of Hispaniola in the late 15th century.
Teaching Activity by Bill Bigelow
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