Texas School Apologizes After 8th Graders Asked To List Positives Of SlaveryA San Antonio charter school apologized after a teacher asked students in an eighth grade American history class to list the positive and negative aspects of slavery.
Smithsonian Distributing More Timed Passes For New MuseumGetting in to the Smithsonian's new National Museum of African American History and Culture requires a timed entry pass, and now more of them are about to be distributed to the public.
Some Civil Rights Sites At Risk Of Being Lost To HistoryFrom a Civil War battlefield where Hispanic Union soldiers fought to birthplaces of civil rights leaders, sites linked to the nation's struggle for racial equality are overlooked, neglected and absent from travel guides.
New Book Sheds Light On Muhammad Ali, Malcolm X's FriendshipA new book is shedding light on the secret friendship between boxing great Muhammad Ali and civil rights leader Malcolm X.
Google & Frontiers Of Flight Museum Sharing History DigitallyA new partnership between the Google Cultural Institute and the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas has a Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit viewable to people online around the world.
New Report Documents History Of American LynchingsThe Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.
Texas Independence Day: 176 Years Since RepublicWhen Andrew Marsh's students at Danny Jones Middle School in Mansfield walk around mouthing lyrics about the Runaway Scrape, Spanish presidios, Anson Jones and the Know-Nothing Party, they're not killing time. They're studying Texas history.
Report: Students Don't Know Much About HistoryJust 13 percent of high school seniors who took the 2010 National Assessment of Educational Progress, called the Nation's Report Card, showed a solid grasp of American history, the report card says.
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