Monday, February 7, 2011

Dos and Don'ts of Teaching Black History

Flow of History teachers had the opportunity to visit the Southern Poverty Law Center this past summer as part of our summer institute on the Civil Rights Movement. We spent time at the moving memorial designed by Maya Lin.

As part of their Teaching Tolerance program, the Southern Povery Law Center has created a "Dos and Don'ts of Teaching Black History while it is Black History Month." First on their list is to incorporate black history year-round. Here's the link.

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