Youth Rising Panel on May 18

Invitation to a panel with high school student organizers from the Mid-Atlantic to the Midwest, from the Northeast to the Deep South to share their struggles and discuss their strategies for resistance.
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The People’s History They Don’t Want Our Students to Know

Beginning now, once a month, the Zinn Education Project will shine a light on the kind of people’s history teaching that the right wing seeks to suppress — and that we hope to spread. Judge for yourself: “indoctrination” or an exploration of key moments of U.S. history, which can help students think more clearly about their society?
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Teach the Black Freedom Struggle Class Anniversary

On the two-year anniversary of Zinn Education Project’s Teach the Black Freedom Struggle online classes, we express our appreciation to the educators, scholars, students, organizers, and advocates for teaching people’s history who made the series such a balm in hard times.
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Mississippi Teachers Speak Out

When Gov. Reeves proposed a precursor to his anti-history education bill two years ago, we offered people’s history books to Mississippi teachers. Their statements expose Reeves’ lies and also the type of teaching the law is actually designed to suppress.
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Teaching Reconstruction in South Carolina

South Carolina teachers participated in the first state-based workshop on the release of "Erasing the Black Freedom Struggle: How State Standards Fail to Teach the Truth About Reconstruction." It was hosted by the Penn Center, the Zinn Education Project, and the International African American Museum.
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One Year Anniversary of Teach Truth Pledge

In March of 2021, as right wing politicians and media outlets scaled up their attacks on educators’ most basic responsibility — to teach young people accurately and truthfully — the Zinn Education Project launched a #TeachTruth pledge.
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Free Copy of Vanguard for Your Voting Rights Teaching Story

We are offering free copies of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All by Martha S. Jones to teachers who share their experience with teaching any of the three lessons in "Who Gets to Vote? Teaching About the Struggle for Voting Rights in the United States."
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Workshop: Teaching Reconstruction in South Carolina

The free workshop will include an opportunity to examine the report findings for South Carolina, learn about Hastings Gantt (who donated the land for the Penn School), and discuss approaches to teaching Reconstruction with fellow people's history teachers in the state.
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