Student Resources

This library provides access to sources listed in the "curriculum" section and includes notes on seminal works--the central resource for all student participants!

Located on 135th street in Harlem, the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is home to a large library on black culture and has frequent educational and cultural events.

An online website created by Columbia University dedicated to the history of Harlem, such as information about the neighborhood, politics, and culture.

This state-of-the-art project by from the University of Sydney (Australia) presents an interactive digital map of historical Harlem that illustrates different historical events.

The catalog for accessing articles, books, and journals via the Columbia University library, which will serve as one of the main websites for all research.

Home of Gottesman Library at Teachers College, this catalog will be useful to accessing books, articles, and journals related specifically to education and schools.

Columbia University's research on influential Harlmite Malcolm X, including information about his life as well as an multimedia clips from him and about him.

Educator Resources

The premier history education group in the country, producing fabulous work on how students can benefit from engaging in the historical process. SHEG's website has an array of document-based lesson plans for U.S. history in addition to other videos and research.

"Education either functions as an instrument which is used to facilitate integration of the younger generation into the logic of the present system and bring about conformity or it becomes the practice of freedom, the means by which men and women deal critically and creatively with reality and discover how to participate in the transformation of their world." --Paulo Freire, Pedagogy of the Oppressed

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