Teaching the kids about civil rights at our national monuments
Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial

Teaching the kids about civil rights at our national monuments

If you want to expand on what the kids are learning in school, then head to a national park. That’s right. There are many national historic sites that figured into the fight against slavery and the civil rights movement and are ideal for out-of-the-classroom learning opportunities, especially when so many are offering special activities this month.

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Historical events converge this week; families can participate
Conner Prairie Underground Railroad tour

Historical events converge this week; families can participate

There is no better time than the week we celebrate Martin Luther King Day and the 150th Anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation to embrace teachable moments with kids about slavery—no more so than at the Lincoln Memorial and Martin Luther King Memorial in Washington DC.

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