The pandemic helped establish homeschooling as a fixture among educational options in the US. But it’s been around—and gaining in popularity—for a while.
From the moment US Army troops arrived in the South, newly freed people sought ways to gain education—particularly to learn to read and write.
Homeschooling has proved to be a valued alternative to the institutional racism often found in the classroom. But it offers something more, too.
The civil rights leader who changed his name to Kwame Ture encouraged students in the Mississippi Freedom Schools to think critically.
A TikTok trend is only the most recent example of how people often question the abilities of marginalized groups.
At a time when respectable women rarely spoke to the public, Anne Laura Clarke was a star lecturer.
Formal education in language and music is important for children, but as one scholar found, so is their own play involving gesture, slang, and pop songs.
JSTOR has created an open library to support readers seeking to engage with BIPOC+Q-authored reading lists like the one developed by the New York Public Library.
A survey course may be the only college-level history course a student takes. Here's an easy way to incorporate fascinating scholarship.
The Girl Scouts had always professed that they were open to all girls. But how did that play out in segregated cities?