Starring Mrs. Rosa Parks: Film Excerpts and Behind the Scenes Commentary

On Monday, February 6, 2023, author Jeanne Theoharis will discuss Rosa Parks’ activism prior to the Montgomery Bus Boycott, her trip to the Highlander Folk School, and the decades she dedicated to challenging racism in the North. This session is part of the Zinn Education Project’s Teach the Black Freedom Struggle online people’s history series.
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People’s History Banned in Florida

In the face of attempts by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis to ban AP African American studies, social justice books, and critical race theory in K-12 schools — we take a look at stories in Florida history that would be off limits to students.
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Virginia’s Governor Threatens History Lessons

For two years, new education standards for history and social science classes have been drafted in a public process. As those new standards come up for formal adoption, the Virginia Department of Education under Gov. Glenn Youngkin has proposed their own revisions, in consultation with Hillsdale College, proponents of the right wing 1776 Curriculum.
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Historians on Call

H-PAD is mobilizing its member historians to oppose the right-wing’s lies and distortions about what is and what is not being taught in schools and to stand up for educational freedom.
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Georgia Educators: Share Your Story

People’s history was made in Georgia on December 6 when Sen. Raphael Warnock was re-elected to the U.S. Senate thanks to grassroots organizing efforts. Share your stories of teaching people’s history lessons and the resistance you may face in doing so.
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