US History

PBS's Chinese Exclusion Act (chapter 1)

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Steeplechase Film's The Chinese Exclusion Act premiered on PBS…

A Culturally Responsive Guide to Fostering the Inclusion of Immigrant Origin Students

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To download the guide, use the link below. From the Introduction: In…

Resources for Talking and Teaching about Immigrant Family Separations

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Updated: July 27, 2018. On May 7, 2018, Attorney General Jeff…

Walling Off or Welcoming In: From Justice in Schools

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Harvard University's Graduate School of Education's Justice…

The Ecology of Identity

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All of us develop our identities within a social and cultural…

Refuge by JJ Bola

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JJ Bola is a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo…

Immigrant Students Are Internalizing Stereotypes. Educators Can Help

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Did you see our commentary Immigrant Students Are Internalizing…
Moving Stories

A lesson in civility: The negativity immigrant students hear

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A survey of immigrant children in the U.S. revealed just how…

The 1924 Immigration Act

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Despite the Chinese exclusion act, which prohibited nearly all…

Where I'm From

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Facundo the Great

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Discussions about names can provide opportunities to build community,…

Educator Spotlight: Teaching The Arrival

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  Educator Spotlight: Teaching the Arrival Welcome…

Names, Identity, and Immigration

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Names play an important role our identities.  The selection…

American Anti-Catholicism in the 1920s

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By Zhaoyang Liu Religious tolerance is oftentimes viewed…

Japanese-American Soldiers in World War II

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By Zhaoyang Liu While their families were interned in…

Italian Americans: Assilimilation

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What is required of newcomers to become American? This short…

The Anti-German Sentiment of World War I

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By Natasha Karunaratne While today German-Americans are recognized…

Is the United States a 'Nation Of Immigrants’?

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By Natasha Karunaratne On February 22, 2018, National Public…

The Chicano LA School Walkouts

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By Natasha Karunaratne 50 years ago this week, during…

Understanding Dr. Seuss’ Depictions of the ‘Other’ in his Political Cartoons

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By Natasha Karunaratne Many of us know Dr. Seuss for…