Black Freedom Movement

We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

By Ellen Resnek / Sunday, June 16, 2024 / Comments Off on We Begin Our 2024 Marching Down Freedom’s Road: A Journey of Education and Empowerment

As we stand on the precipice of another transformative journey, hearts brimming with hope and determination, we embark on a Civil Rights Study Seminar. “Marching Down Freedom’s Road” isn’t just […]

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Book Launch Edda Fields-Black: Combee: Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid, and Black Freedom during the Civil War

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 22, 2024 / Comments Off on Book Launch Edda Fields-Black: Combee: Harriet Tubman, the Combahee River Raid, and Black Freedom during the Civil War

Classrooms Without Borders partners with Pittsburgh Arts and Lectures to present COMBEE: Harriet Tubman’s Combahee River Raid. Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black, professor of history at Carnegie Mellon University, unveils Tubman’s role […]

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Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, January 15, 2024 / Comments Off on Empowering Tomorrow: South Allegheny Students Unveil Civil Rights History in MLK Day Assembly with Laura Thompson, CWB Alumni and Teacher Extrodonaire

Charting a course through the pages of civil rights history, South Allegheny students recently gathered in a powerful assembly that transcended generations. Led by the dynamic Laura Thompson, CWB Master […]

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Empowering Education, Bridging Cultures: Explore A Targeted Civil Rights Tour

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, August 10, 2023 / Comments Off on Empowering Education, Bridging Cultures: Explore A Targeted Civil Rights Tour

Dive into the unique perspectives of educators engaging with a targeted civil rights tour, enriching their educational practices through Classrooms Without Borders.

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“Local educators return from Austria, grapple with teaching its lessons of history”

By Ellen Resnek / Friday, July 28, 2023 / Comments Off on “Local educators return from Austria, grapple with teaching its lessons of history”

Read about how local educators are grappling with the profound history of Austria and its implications for their teaching methods

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2024 Marching Down “Freedom’s Road”: Civil Rights to the Black Freedom Movement

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on 2024 Marching Down “Freedom’s Road”: Civil Rights to the Black Freedom Movement
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“Teachers visit Southern landmarks to better understand the Civil Rights Movement”

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, July 19, 2023 / Comments Off on “Teachers visit Southern landmarks to better understand the Civil Rights Movement”

Explore how educators are gaining new insights into the Civil Rights Movement through visits to historic landmarks in the South.

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“‘So beautiful it was horrifying’: Local teachers travel South to learn about Civil Rights Movement”

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, June 27, 2023 / Comments Off on “‘So beautiful it was horrifying’: Local teachers travel South to learn about Civil Rights Movement”

Discover the emotional journey of local teachers as they explore the South to deepen their understanding of the Civil Rights Movement.

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Reflections by Melody Meadows

By Ellen Resnek / Saturday, June 17, 2023 / Comments Off on Reflections by Melody Meadows

As we are coming to the end of our journey, I have been reflecting on the title for this seminar: Marching Down Freedom’s Road. It is now up to us […]

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A Few Parting Thoughts by Cephus Moore

By Ellen Resnek / Saturday, June 17, 2023 / Comments Off on A Few Parting Thoughts by Cephus Moore

Fun fact:  I have never written a blog before!  Well, I wrote one the other night, so a more truthful statement would be:  I had not written a blog until participating […]

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