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Lift every voice

Today started with an assembly celebrating Martin Luther King. The assembly was totally kid-centered, an authentic middle school experience. There were excerpts from a play the students had put on earlier this year, Brown Girl Dreaming. There were vocalists and … Continue reading

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Nelson Mandella 1918-2013

On this day, Nelson Mandela, the anti-apartheid revolutionary, would have been 97. A year and a half ago, when he died, Bob Herbert (former New York Times columnist) wrote a remarkable piece about how history can swallow the work of … Continue reading

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Field Trip: Day Three

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In the Table: Fans

The present show in our table is a portion of my collection of fans. Certainly the origin of the fan has a lot to do with cooling oneself, but there is some evidence that in the 18th and perhaps 19th … Continue reading

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Martin Luther King

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