Holocaust Education Amid Rising Antisemitism: An Interview with Leslie White
Following an antisemetic incident involving high school students, educator Leslie White shared lessons from the Holocaust and helped turn a terrible decision into an opportunity for activism and personal growth.
The world of podcasting offers a platform for marginalized peoples to share their stories that would otherwise go unheard. Facing History provides five podcasts produced by Native American individuals dedicated to fostering healing within their own communities through the process of telling their stories and sharing their insights.
As Banned Books Week begins on September 18, it invites us to reflect upon the narratives that we choose to amplify within our communities and those we choose to silence. One text that has long provoked questions for American educators is Harper Lee’s 1960 novel, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Learn about the play Common Ground Revisited, which explores various ways that key historical actors may have experienced the 1970s school desegregation in Boston and the different ways that contemporary Bostonians relate to these historical events.
Studying the history of Reconstruction reveals that American history is lined with recurring cycles of social progress and backlash in which everyday people have surmounted immense barriers to drive powerful change.
Classroom Resources on AAPI History and Contemporary Life
Facing History shares curricular and professional development resources for educators eager to explore the complexities of Asian and Pacific Islander American (AAPI) histories and contemporary experiences with students.