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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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Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, November 7, 2023 / Comments Off on Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur

Israel Update with Avi Ben-Hur Each update will be dynamic in nature, and our CWB Scholar will provide insightful analysis into this complex war as it unfolds. Avi Ben-Hur Scholar […]

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

By Ellen Resnek / Thursday, July 27, 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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History was not made by just the famous names on all the statues and in all the books by Michele Russo

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 14, 2023 / Comments Off on History was not made by just the famous names on all the statues and in all the books by Michele Russo

Atlanta, Georgia  & Montgomery, Alabama – It has been made clear that women were  the backbone and at the forefront of the movement. Due to the times and circumstances of […]

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Digging Deeper into the Roots of the Fight by Elena Baum

By Ellen Resnek / Wednesday, June 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Digging Deeper into the Roots of the Fight by Elena Baum

Marching Down Freedom’s Road, Day 4 Each day we delve deeper into this history. We spent today in Selma, but on the way there, we stopped in Lowndes County, to […]

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June 13th Marching Down Freedom’s Road by Gloria Losey “A voteless people is a hopeless people”

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, June 13, 2023 / Comments Off on June 13th Marching Down Freedom’s Road by Gloria Losey “A voteless people is a hopeless people”

Today, June 13, 2023, Classrooms Without Borders and our intimate group of 23 traveled from Montgomery, the seat of power in Alabama, to Selma, Alabama, the center of another important […]

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Personal Reflection: by Jacqueline Clarke

By Ellen Resnek / Tuesday, June 13, 2023 / Comments Off on Personal Reflection: by Jacqueline Clarke

Today was a great jam packed day of learning, reflection and exposure. My pictures highlight the day but don’t nearly showcase the way my thinking of civil rights has expanded. […]

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From the Woolworth’s in Greensboro by Melody Meadows

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 12, 2023 / Comments Off on From the Woolworth’s in Greensboro by Melody Meadows

From the Woolworth’s in Greensboro to the immersive experience in Atlanta, I am reminded of the sacrifices made to secure freedom. I accept the responsibility of all Americans to secure […]

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Day 2 MDFR Blog by Sarah Smith

By Ellen Resnek / Monday, June 12, 2023 / Comments Off on Day 2 MDFR Blog by Sarah Smith

Day 2 begins bright & early with some breakfast at the hotel. Then we hop on the bus and head towards Atlanta. Our destination here was the National Center for […]

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