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Philonise Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, outside the Hennepin County Government Center in Minneapolis, Minnesot
Derek Chavin: Guilty The verdict has come down. The jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty of second-degree and third-...
Protesters and police converge at Michigan Ave and Wacker Drive in Chicago following the news that Ferguson Missouri police officer Darren Wilson will not be charged in the Aug 9 shooting of unarmed 18-year old Michael Brown. The demonstrations in Chicago remained peaceful and there were no reported arrests. 11/25/2014
Talking About the Conflicted History of Policing in America As part of our People’s Historians Online series, we hosted a special session with Keisha...
listen to teachers, reopen safely and reopen better
By Corinne Lyons Listen to Educators and Reopen Safely Every teacher I know wants to return to school buildings. They want to teach face to face, for...
ramadan lesson plan celebrate together
By Abeer Shinnawi Celebrating Ramadan and Sharing Traditions Ramadan is a month of fasting for Muslims all over the world. Because Muslims follow a...
Read the original post here . Anti-Racist Reading List for Grades 6-8+ Are you looking to add anti-racist books to your library but don’t know where...
Read the original post here . Anti-Racist Reading List for Grades 3-5 Are you looking to add anti-racist books to your library but don’t know where...
Read the original post here . Anti-Racist Reading for PreK-2 Students Are you looking to add anti-racist books to your library but don’t know where...
By Meredith Ketchmark “Why do people care so much about this day? Why is it so important?” Questions like these may sound familiar when teaching your...
15 Novels in Verse to Celebrate Poetry Month
By Lori Prince Before my years at First Book, I was a poet. The poetry I knew as a child was the poetry of songs—folk music at home, hymns at church...
By Abeer Shinnawi On Teaching Arab American Heritage Month In a statement honoring Arab American Heritage Month, Ned Price, a U.S. State Department...