A U.S. Federal Marshal escorts Gail Etienne to her first day of school on Nov. 14, 1960.
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In the early 1960s, the McDonogh 19 school was the site of fierce opposition to racial integration. The building is now owned by one of the Black girls who first integrated the school.
A group of schoolgirls in Czyzew, Poland, before the Holocaust.
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Yom HaShoah is a day to commemorate the murder of 6 million Jews – but also their lives. Yizker bikher books lovingly document Jewish communities across Europe.
Domestic extremists were involved in the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
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Addressing American domestic radicalism will require new ways of thinking about the nation’s problems, and new ways of solving them.
Anne Frank House Executive Director Ronald Leopold, left, presents pages of Anne Frank’s diary.
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Information about the Holocaust may be easy to find online, but the best sites offer artifacts and authentic accounts from people who survived the experience, a Holocaust scholar argues.
US deputy marshals escort 6-year-old Ruby Bridges outside William Frantz Public School in New Orleans in 1960.
Is the public education that Ruby Bridges fought to integrate a relic of the past?
Roll call at the Buchenwald concentration camp.
The Never Again Education Act is meant to make Holocaust education more prominent in America’s schools. A scholar of Holocaust studies explains why that’s necessary.
White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., on Aug. 11, 2017.
A Holocaust scholar discusses what she learned from reaching out to alt-right students and capturing their reflections on the white nationalist Charlottesville rally of 2017.
Adolf Hitler (second from the right in front) is shown in this 1939 file photo along with German and Italian army chiefs after having signed the German-Italian military pact in Germany.
A scholar’s efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
A student speaks with Holocaust survivor William Morgan using an interactive virtual conversation exhibit at the the Holocaust Museum Houston in January 2019.
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In anticipation of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, a scholar explains how digital technologies can help close knowledge gaps about the catastrophe that claimed the lives of 6 million Jews.
In the United States, Hanukkah has gained much significance.
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Hanukkah is ranked one of Judaism’s minor festivals, but its popularity in the US has a lot to do with America’s Jews trying to fight assimilation into a culture that welcomed them.
Middle and high school students turn to alt-right websites for their research papers.
A researcher discovered that many US students cite alt-right websites in their research papers. Should teachers discuss the websites to help students tell fact from fiction?