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"I've never experienced white guilt."

A black teacher reflects on helping her white students explore their racial identities.
Sarah Webb
Illustrated by Loveis Wise

Teaching Hard History

Four innovative educators discuss how they teach about our country's painful past. Plus, get a sneak preview of our new resources for teaching about American slavery.
Adrienne van der Valk
Illustration by Sam Ward
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Athletes, Advocates and Role Models (The Philly Special)

In the wake of the Philadelphia Eagles' Super Bowl LII win, this South Jersey teacher looks past the celebration to talk with his students about how some players use their influence to create positive change and to challenge his students to do the same.
Jeremy Knoll
AP Images/Chris Szagola

Hate at School: January 2018

Last month, we tracked 64 school-based episodes of hate in 32 states—the most since October.
Cory Collins

Black History Month Teaching: Miseducation or Empowerment?

This high school English teacher encourages fellow teachers to re-approach their black history instruction to focus on African Americans' contributions to the United States, with the Harlem Renaissance as a way to begin.
Jamilah Pitts

The Courage to Teach Hard History

The central role that slavery played in the development of the United States is beyond dispute. Yet, the practices of teaching and learning about this fact remain woefully inadequate. Professor Hasan Kwame Jeffries introduces Teaching Tolerance's new project, which can help change that.
Hasan Kwame Jeffries