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New Lesson on the History of Redlining

August 12, 2019
Our new lesson about redlining and housing segregation introduces students to the 20th-century housing policies that bankrolled white capital accumulation while halting Black social mobility — and contributed to the injustice of the modern wealth gap.
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Clint Smith on Teaching About Structural Racism

June 12, 2019
Poet and educator Clint Smith wrote reflections in a tweet thread after visiting young people in a juvenile detention center. His description of what has been missing from their formal education serves to explain the purpose of many of our lessons.
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Job Announcement: Portland Public Schools Climate Justice Coordinator

May 15, 2019
This is one of the most important new school district positions available: a full-time Climate Justice Coordinator for Portland (Ore.) Public Schools. There will be the opportunity to have a profound impact, since the Climate Justice Coordinator would work with the Portland Public Schools Climate Justice Committee, student activists, frontline communities, and classroom teachers.
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Teach Students to Question the President | Zinn Education Project

Teach Students to Question the President

February 13, 2019
This Presidents Day, rather than mythologize past presidents as kinder and gentler than Trump, let's remind students that this country has been at its best when people have organized to question and challenge presidents — opposing presidential support for slavery, war, invasion, segregation, and injustice of all kinds. 
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Ten Most Popular People’s History Lessons in 2018

December 21, 2018
In 2018, teachers across the United States downloaded people’s history lessons from the Zinn Education Project website a total of 50,000 times. Here are the ten most frequently downloaded lessons. We need YOUR support so that we can reach more teachers with resources for teaching people’s history and add more lessons in 2019.
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