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Art Fosters Healing

This reflection accompanies the feature story " Voices of Columbine ." Upon hearing of the Columbine High School tragedy, Virginia Wright-Frierson was affected as a mother and an artist. Further, her cousin, Ellin Hayes,

Holocaust Survivor Inspires Healing

This piece accompanies the feature story " Voices of Columbine. " Holocaust survivor Gerda Klein, known for her work to reduce bigotry and hunger through tolerance-based education, drew from her own painful history to he

Against the Grain

This piece is to accompany James Loewen's feature story " Getting the Civil War Right ." Recently I spent two years at the Smithsonian Institution surveying 12 popular American history textbooks, learning how teachers us

A Second Revolution

This piece is to accompany the Teaching Tolerance article "Getting the Civil War Right"Some historians have called the period of Reconstruction that followed the Civil War the "second American Revolution" and the 13th, 1

A Gender Spectrum Glossary

The Basics Birth Sex/Biological Sex A specific set of genetic, chemical and anatomical characteristics that we are either born with or that develop as we mature. Types of birth/biological sex include female, male and int

"Mr. D, Don't Let Them Take Our School"

In the immediate aftermath of the Columbine school shootings, Principal Frank DeAngelis felt, in his own words, "the weight of the world on my shoulders." Five years later, he still struggles for answers — and still love
Emily Vickery
Photography by Jennifer Warburg