Teaching and Learning

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Significant Other

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Reading

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Poet Rhina Espaillat was born in the Dominican Republic, but came to the United States in 1939 after her family was forced into exile for opposing the Dominican government. For…

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Islands of Decency

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Reading

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Tennessee-native Myles Horton was a social activist who co-founded the Highlander Research and Education Center whose faculty and student community included Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King Jr., Stokely Carmichael, and…

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Monet Refuses the Operation

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Reading

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German-born poet and translator Lisel Mueller (b. 1924) fled the Nazi regime with her family when she was fifteen and settled in the Midwestern United States.  In this dramatic monologue,…