Hundreds of mourners paid their respects Friday to a Civil Rights icon who changed their city and the nation.
Through a special letter-writing campaign, Teaching Tolerance's supporters thank educators for their anti-bias efforts in schools.
The mother of the Civil Rights Movement has died. Her dignified defiance in the face of segregation helped this nation understand the power of nonviolent protest to create a more just world.
Thousands of Center supporters and friends traveled from across the country to gather in Montgomery for the dedication of the new Civil Rights Memorial Center and the Wall of Tolerance.
Center co-founder Morris Dees tells thousands of educators that they had a pivotal role in teaching children about tolerance.
Across the radical right, the hurricane and its aftermath were used to demean and dehumanize blacks. White supremacists reveled in the misery of black victims in ways that were sometimes astounding.
The fall issue of the Center’s Teaching Tolerance magazine features “Bully on the Bus,” an article that explores the problems students experience on their way to and from school and provides suggestions for addressing them.
Center supporters from around the country are gathering in Montgomery on October 23 for the dedication of the new Civil Rights Memorial Center and Wall of Tolerance.
While the Center's Montgomery headquarters escaped damage by Hurricane Katrina, juvenile justice and education initiatives in Louisiana and Mississippi will be hampered by the catastrophic storm.