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Colorado State Board of Ed member incorrectly stated: ‘U.S. ended slavery voluntarily’

School board member declares the US ended slavery "voluntarily." Someone please send her back to high school history classes.

Grapefruit-and-Meyer-Lemon Marmalade - Recipes - The New York Times Two of my favorite flavors! Might have to try this one :)

Grapefruit-and-Meyer-Lemon Marmalade

Patient Voices: Fibromyalgia With its generalized symptoms of pain, fatigue and digestive issues, fibromyalgia can often hide as something e.

He led the Bucks to a championship in 1971, and the day after that victory, he changed his name to one we are a bit more familiar with: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.. Revealing moments in black history, with unpublished photos from The New York Times's archives.

A High School Sensation

To mark Black History Month, the New York Times released several unpublished images, including New York’s first Afro-American Day Parade and Malcolm X’s firebombed house

1965: A seven-foot, 17-year-old athlete, Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr., stood with teammates at the championship game for Catholic high schools. A few years later, he changed his name to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. Don Hogan Charles/The New York Times

A High School Sensation

A young Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor, Jr., high school basketball star at Power Memorial Catholic during the Catholic High School Athletic As.

High School History # socialhistory  There was slavery in early colonial America in the north.  #Massachusetts history shatters the idea that slavery was only in the Southern colonies. "Manegold's research is wide-ranging and meticulous, and with her vivid storytelling and persistent ethical sense, she does much-needed justice to this obscure chapter in American history."--New York Times Book Review

Description of the book Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North by Manegold, C., published by Princeton University Press

The Great Stagnation of American Education: The decline in educational attainment — more high school dropouts, poor-quality schools — has serious consequences for the economy.

The Great Stagnation of American Education

The decline in educational attainment — more high school dropouts, poor-quality schools — has serious consequences for the economy.

Hundreds of high school students left class in response to a Jefferson County school district proposal to oversee a curriculum that would promote patriotism and respect.

In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum

In Colorado, a Student Counterprotest to an Anti-Protest Curriculum Interesting article on the History course situation in Colorado.

NY Times TimesMachine -TimesMachine can take you back to any issue from Volume 1, Number 1 of The New-York Daily Times, on September 18, 1851, through The New York Times of December 30, 1922. Choose a date in history and flip electronically through the pages, displayed with their original look and feel.  (Can be used for free through your local library!)


Welcome to Timesmachine - a free database for student searches - history in your hands!


10 Essential Civil Rights Movement Photographers

A 17 year old African American civil rights activist is attacked by police dogs during a demonstration in Birmingham, Ala., May (AP Photo/Bill Hudson) Special Instructions Image taken from Ullstein archive Image ID 6305030121

Sometimes students (and their teachers) need a break from the pressures of the romantic aspects of Valentine’s Day.  This activity looks at the entirely-unromantic St. Valentine’s Day Massacre in Chicago, 1929. Students will read the New York Times Article on the St. Valentine’s Day Massacre and answer the reading questions. $

St. Valentine's Day Massacre Reading Questions (New York Times Article)