African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress

Source: Library of Congress Description: Revised in 2009, this edition of African American Family Histories and Related Works in the Library of Congress incorporates all the past efforts of Sandra Lawson and Paul Connor, supplemented by the edition of 84 family histories and genealogical handbooks. Because of the changing technological environment since the first publication of…
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Your African-American Genealogy Research Guide

Source: Family Tree Description: It’s no secret that tracing African-American roots can be a challenge. The seven African-American sources listed here can help you strengthen your family tree at its trunk—where it needs the most support. Along the way, you’ll learn about recurring family names, hometowns, white associates and more. These clues—and the experience you gain as a…
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Resources: Your Kids Aren’t Too Young to Talk About Race

Source: Pretty Good Description: So you’ve realized your kids aren’t too young to talk about race, so now what? We’ve rounded up some resources for you to start. Pretty Good’s purpose is to make good information easier to understand and share on social media. Any money contributed will go to pay artists, illustrators, photographers, and designers…
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Resources: Global, Civic Teaching, and Learning in the Time of Covid-19

Source: Campus Contact Description: On Thursday, August 13, 2020, Dickinson College presented Global Teaching and Learning in the Time of COVID-19: Open Access, Virtual Collaborations and New Global Learning Pathways. View the slides here. Facilitators included Samantha Brandauer – Associate Provost and Executive Director, Center for Global Study and Engagement; Julia Carnine –  Resident Director, Dickinson in France and…
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Resources: Local Issues in Global Context, Racism, and Structural Inequality

Source: Campus Contact Description: On Tuesday, August 11, 2020, Dr. Nicole Stokes, Associate Provost for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at St. Joseph’s University and Dr. Eric Hartman, Executive Director of the Center for Peace and Global Citizenship at Haverford College presented A Toolkit for Understanding Local Issues in Global Context, Including Racism and Structural Inequality. View the slides here.…
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25 Philadelphia Virtual Tours: Explore the City of Brotherly Love

Source: Scholastica Travel Inc. Description: Scholastica Travel Inc is a family-owned and operated group travel business and retail travel agency. Since our founding in 1980, we have specialized in school travel planning services nationwide. We have witnessed first-hand the power of travel to catalyze personal growth, promote lifelong learning, and create lasting memories. Our caring team of…
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Teacher’s Guide – What To The Slave Is The Fourth of July

Source: Books That Grow Description: In 2013 a group of reading specialists, neuroscientists, and technologists came together to solve the most common challenge faced by teachers – How to support students of varied abilities in the same classroom? Our answer, Books That Grow. We’ve made differentiated instruction simple through developing leveled readers that adjust to the student’s…
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Black History Month in Philly: 14 Important Sites to Visit

Source: Curbed Philadelphia Description: Philadelphia has a long and rich history, and it’s one that African-Americans have played a significant role in shaping. But for many, many years, important African-American sites and landmarks in the city have gone largely unnoticed. To celebrate Black History Month, we’ve updated our map of more than a dozen sites across the…
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Guide to African American Cultural and Historic Sites in Philadelphia

Source: Visit Philadelphia Description: Just as U.S. history is African American history, Philadelphia history is African American history. The nation’s birthplace and first World Heritage City is home to the founding church of the African Methodist Episcopal denomination, the country’s first major museum devoted to Black American history, and the oldest daily newspaper serving the African American…
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Heritage on the Edge

Source: Heritage on the Edge Description: Our changing climate is the most pressing and universal concern we face. The effects of a warming planet are already seen on an alarming scale. The resulting impacts are taking a toll on the infrastructure, ecosystems, and social systems that provide essential benefits and quality of life to communities. This unfolding…
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