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Picture This! Teaching with Picture Books. A site that suggests activities tied to certain picture books. Pictured is "Henry's Freedom Box", a true story about the Underground Railway.

Henrys Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad: Ellen Levine, Kadir Nelson: Non-fiction Picture Book. Boy named Henry mails himself to freedom. Teach about civil war history.

Many people wonder why Africans and African Americans can't just "get over this". This is why

The Untold History of Post-Civil War 'Neoslavery'

In school, we learned about the Holocaust. We went to hear people speak about their experience, we wrote papers on the Holocaust. We were shown pictures, we read books on it, watched documentaries of it.

Josephine Baker (6-3-06 to 4-12-75) was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in 1937. Fluent in both English and French, Baker became an international musical and political icon. She is also noted for her contributions to the Civil Rights Movement in the United States, for assisting the French Resistance during World War II, and for receiving the French military honor, the Croix de guerre.

Josephine Baker, '20s

Josephine Baker (June 1906 – April was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress. Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, she became a citizen of France in Fluent in both English and French.

In Your Face Women: Micheline Blum-Picard

One of the many women who played a vital part in the French Resistance during World War II. (can we say HERO)

web site about Number the Stars (the book)  This is GREAT!  Persuasive writing, research, great resources

Holocaust/WWII: Nazi Soldiers evecting Jews from their hiding places raising their hands in surrender, amongst them a young boy , Warsaw Ghetto, April 1943

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