Category: Center Educational Content

Mari Copeny: More Than A Pageant Queen

In the small town of Flint, Michigan, in 2016, one child sent a letter to Former President Barack Obama to advocate for environmental change in her community. Unlike many other

“Our House is on Fire”: Supplementary Materials

Join us for a reading of Jeanette Winter’s “Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet”.  Learn the story of Greta Thunberg, the seventeen-year-old climate activist

“3,585 Miles to be an American Girl”: Supplementary Materials

3,585 Miles to be an American Girl | Supplementary Materials Join us for Nury Crawford’s reading of her book “3,585 Miles to be an American Girl”. An English & Spanish

Greta Thunberg: More Than A Teenager

A Swedish teenager ignited a global generational movement to force the world to address climate change. In 2018, Greta Thunberg began her campaign to address the existential threat of climate

Alina Diaz

In 2019, Alina Diaz was a Power To Inspire Honoree at the National Center for Civil and Human Rights 2019 Power To Inspire Annual Gala. I believe in social justice and

Letter From Birmingham Jail

Letter from A Birmingham Jail: The Martin Luther King, Jr. Research and Education Institute, Stanford University. On April 12, 1963, Martin Luther King, Jr., Ralph David Abernathy, Fred Shuttlesworth and many others were

Freedom Summer—Mississippi Voting

Simmons – Mississipi Voting-HDV 1080i60 from NCCHR on Vimeo. Of course, in the state of Mississippi for the most part, African American people could not register to vote. There were

Freedom Riders

Even though federal courts in 1960 had outlawed segregation on interstate travel, many Southern states simply ignored the rulings. A band of young men and women, many of them trained

Dr. Denis Mukwege

In 2018, Dr. Mukwege won the Nobel Peace Prize with Nadia Murad for “their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict” His consistent

Freddy Mutanguha

Freddy Mutanguha is the executive director for the Ageis Trust, an organization whose mission is the prevention of genocide through education. In this capacity, he runs the Kiagali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda. Mutanguha survived the