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  • HistoryThon: A Walkathon to Support Education about African American History HistoryThon is a walkathon, on your own schedule, to support education about African American history, in concert with our work to prepare educators in developing expertise in K-12 anti-racist education. Join us in paving the way to understanding!
  • Socially Connected, Physically Distanced With physical distancing necessitated by the current pandemic, Primary Source has moved all of its face-to-face programs online until the end of 2020.  And with everyone moving to a virtual space, so have we. To ensure that we all stay connected while adapting to this new normal, we have created some short videos to say “hello” and let you know what we’ve been up to. 
  • Anti-Racist Education Neither the history of racism in the U.S., nor the practice of antiracist teaching, can be learned overnight: Primary Source believes that educators need to build expertise through ongoing learning and reflection.
  • Culture & Cuisine We celebrated our 30th anniversary with Culture & Cuisine at Darryl's by connecting with friends and colleagues while enjoying southern cuisine, live jazz, and a presentation by Malcolm Cawthorne, noted Brookline educator and METCO Coordinator, on Using African American History to Mobilize Student Activism.
  • "Culture from your couch" email series In response to the current pandemic and physical distancing requirements, we are launching a new email series called “Culture from your couch" exploring different aspects of our interconnected world.
  • Protest Nation: What the American Radical Tradition Can Teach Us About Courageous Citizenship Our annual spring benefit Opening Minds. Inspiring Change. offered us the opportunity to explore the meaning of American radicalism and to understand how the history of activism can inspire Courageous Citizenship. 
  • Opening Minds. Inspiring Change. Opening Minds. Inspiring Change., our annual spring cocktail party and fundraiser, was a great success, with over 100 supporters and friends attending. The night’s program featured a conversation with Professor Martha Minnow.
  • Eat, Drink & Be Thoughtful was a great success! Eat, Drink & Be Thoughtful, our annual spring cocktail party and fundraiser, was a great success, with over 100 supporters and friends attending. The night’s program featured a conversation with Professor Jonathan Kaufman.
  • Does Truth Matter? Watch now! Watch full video of the conversation with Professor Jonathan Kaufman, Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist and Director of Northeastern University's School of Journalism, moderated by Primary Source Program Director Susan Zeiger.

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