Ida B. Wells and the Long Crusade to Outlaw Lynching | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Ida B. Wells, a journalist, civil rights activist and suffragist, dedicated her life to documenting injustices against Black Americans and calling for change. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/has-lesson-plan/ida-b-wells-and-the-long-crusade-to-outlaw-lynching-2/ Subscribe to our newsletters for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube:…

The 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz Was a Catalyst for Indigenous Activism | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. American Indian tribes have long used activism in their struggle for justice and the preservation of their lands and culture. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/has-lesson-plan/the-1969-occupation-of-alcatraz-was-a-catalyst-for-indigenous-activism-2/ Subscribe to our newsletters for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report…

Who Gets to Regulate #*%&? Free Speech in Popular Culture | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. When speech offends, who decides where boundaries should be drawn? Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/free-speech-vs-censorship-warnings-from-explicit-lyrics-to-trigger-warnings/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in the Classroom: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ Retro Report is an independent, nonprofit news organization that explores the history behind the headlines. Learn more…

Fights Over American Democracy Reach Back to the Founding Era | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. In early America, the soaring ideals behind establishing a new democracy were marked by cycles of progress and backlash. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/fights-over-american-democracy-reach-back-to-the-founding-era-2/ This video segment is an excerpt from The WNET Group’s documentary “Preserving Democracy: Pursuing a More Perfect Union.” https://www.pbs.org/video/preserving-democracy-pursuing-a-more-perfect-union-xpblv8/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook:…

‘Another Player Down’: How Concern About Injuries Is Changing Sports | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Americans love contact sports. But what should be done when its violence becomes too much to ignore? Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/hard-risks-concussions-in-sports-from-the-boxing-ring-to-the-gridiron/#rr-education-section CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in the Classroom: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ Retro Report is an independent, nonprofit news organization that explores…

When Art Fuels Anger, Who Should Prevail? | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Controversial artworks are flashpoints when artistic freedom and religious sensitivities collide. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/when-art-fuels-anger-who-should-prevail/ Stay up to date. Subscribe to our newsletters: https://retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RetroReport Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/retroreport YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/c/RETROREPORT Retro Report in the Classroom: https://www.retroreport.org/education/ Retro Report is an independent, nonprofit news…

As SCOTUS Examines School Prayer, Families Behind a Landmark Ruling Speak Out | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Ruling in favor of a high school coach who knelt to pray on the football field, the Supreme Court opened the door to challenges on school prayer, 60 years after a landmark ruling in Engel v. Vitale. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/as-scotus-examines-school-prayer-families-behind-a-landmark-ruling-speak-out-2/#rr-education-section Educators, sign up for our newsletter to receive upcoming lesson…

The Case of the Missing Park Posters: Ex-Ranger Hunts for New Deal-Era Art | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. A former park ranger is on the hunt to complete a collection of posters by artists commissioned by the government celebrating national parks. Lesson plan for educators: https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/the-case-of-the-missing-park-posters/#rr-education-section Educators, sign up for our newsletter to receive upcoming lesson plans: http://bit.ly/RRnewsED Subscribe to our newsletter for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT…

The Secret C.I.A. Operation That Haunts U.S.-Iran Relations | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. A 1953 C.I.A.-backed coup that ousted Iran’s Cold War leader has colored U.S.-Iran relations for decades. Lesson plan for educators: https://retroreport.org/video/the-secret-c-i-a-operation-that-haunts-u-s-iran-relations/#rr-education-section Educators, sign up for our newsletter to receive upcoming lesson plans: http://bit.ly/RRnewsED Subscribe to our newsletter for the history behind the headlines: https://www.retroreport.org/newsletters/ CONNECT WITH RETRO REPORT Website: http://www.retroreport.org Twitter: https://twitter.com/RetroReport…

Healing the Ozone: First Steps Toward Success | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. A worldwide effort to heal damage to the ozone layer is showing early progress. This video was released in collaboration with Scientific American. Educators, see the related lesson plan: https://bit.ly/RR-Ozone and check out our environmental collection: https://bit.ly/RR-Enviro Educators, sign up for our newsletter to receive upcoming lesson plans: http://bit.ly/RRnewsED Subscribe to our…

Beekeepers and Scientists Join Forces to Protect the Pollinators | Retro Report

From RETRO REPORT. Honeybees, heroes in the national food supply, are under threat from parasites, exhaustion and a mysterious ailment. Here’s how beekeepers and scientists are fighting back to save the hives. Educators, check out our environmental collection: https://bit.ly/RR-Enviro Lesson plan: https://www.retroreport.org/education/video/bees-colony-collapse-disorder-is-more-complicated-than-you-d-think/#rr-education-section Educators, sign up for our newsletter to receive upcoming lesson plans: http://bit.ly/RRnewsED Subscribe…