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Connections: Discussing how the Our Voices Project is transforming curricula about Black history

What kind of effort do school districts make to teach Black history? The West Irondequoit School District is moving beyond the usual, often narrow...
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Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:44am
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Connections: "Finding Your Roots," and the challenges African Americans face in tracing ancestry

The seventh season of PBS' "Finding Your Roots" with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. offers another series of compelling stories about well-known people tracing...
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Tue, 02/16/2021 - 11:46am
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Connections: Highlighting Black women of great achievement

The National Women's Hall of Fame is posthumously inducting six Black women of great achievement: suffragist Mary Church Terrell, singer Aretha Franklin...
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Thu, 12/10/2020 - 8:19am
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Connections: Highlighting Black women of great achievement

The National Women's Hall of Fame is posthumously inducting six Black women of great achievement: suffragist Mary Church Terrell, singer Aretha Franklin...
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Thu, 12/10/2020 - 8:19am
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Black history doesn't start with slavery, educators say

When teaching black history, where do you begin? As Black History Month comes to a close, two black educators share differing approaches. Cilas Kemedjio...
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Mon, 02/24/2020 - 5:07am
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Connections: Lessons from "Blues for Mister Charlie"

A powerful play at the Multi-Use Community Cultural Center is generating conversations about race. “Blues for Mister Charlie” is an award-winning work...
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Fri, 02/14/2020 - 9:26am
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