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National Hispanic Heritage Month: 5 Ways to Celebrate Hispanic Culture

December 3rd, 2014

From September 15 to October 15 we observe National Hispanic Heritage Month in the United States. This occasion provides an opportunity to celebrate culture and history while enriching your children’s understanding of the Hispanic community. Use the resources available from the Library of Congress, National Archives, and Smithsonian Institution to help your kids build a […]

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Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas: Helping Kids Understand Diversity and Equality

May 16th, 2014

In the 1950s, parents brought a class action suit against the Topeka, Kansas, school board claiming denial of access to Topeka’s white schools violated the Fourteenth Amendment of the Constitution. When the federal district courts dismissed the case, Oliver Brown, parent of one of the children, appealed to the Supreme Court. On May 17, 1954, […]