The same day a Black man and a Jewish man were voted into the U.S. Senate, a mob toting Confederate and Nazi flags attacked the U.S. Capitol. As you teach about Martin Luther King Jr. ahead of his birthday observation, acknowledge the link between the racism he resisted and the violence we witnessed at the Capitol. These resources will help foster related discussions within the context of U.S. history.
- The Problem With the “Disney Version of History”
- Teaching About King’s Radical Approach to Social Justice
- From MLK to #BlackLivesMatter: A Throughline for Young Students