The Gilder Lehrman Institute's 2021 Calendar of Civil Rights Now Available

 END RACISM!" poster designed for a march on April 8, 1968, 4 days after Martin Luther King's Jr.'s assassination (Gilder Lehrman Institute, GLC06125).The Gilder Lehrman Institute's 2021 Calendar of Civil Rights is

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Watch John C. McManus Discuss His Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History-winning Book

The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society is a $50,000 prize administered by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the New-York Historical Society. Each year the award recognizes the best book on military history in the English-speaking world distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience.
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The Gilder Lehrman Institute Book Shop Is Open

The Gilder Lehrman Institute Book Shop is the history lovers’ online book store.
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Watch Luis Miranda Interviewed by Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council Members

On Wednesday, October 14, members of the Gilder Lehrman Student Advisory Council interviewed Lin-Manuel Miranda’s father, Luis Miranda, about his life as depicted in the HBO film Siempre, Luis. See below for the meaningful, personal, and entertaining exchange of stories and ideas.
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Gilder Lehrman Resources for Hispanic Heritage Month

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Get to Know Sergio de Alba, 2020 National History Teacher of the Year

Sergio de Alba, a teacher at R. M. Miano Elementary School in Los Baños, California, was named the 2020 National History Teacher of the Year and will be honored in a recorded ceremony on October 7, 2020.
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Nine Ways to Assign Extra Credit with the Gilder Lehrman Institute

We know that teachers are facing extraordinary challenges this school year and the Gilder Lehrman Institute would like to help carry the load by being an aid to teachers who are trying to keep their most committed students engaged. Our Teacher Advisory Group and staff present a list of nine ways that you can use GLI resources with students for extra credit or independent study assignments that are easy to incorporate into instruction and require NO extra work by the teacher.
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Recent Press Mentions

Daina Ramey Berry's "Lives of the Enslaved" Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA Course Featured in NBC News Article

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Daina Ramey Berry at the 2019 Frederick Douglass Book Prize AwardsIn a Dallas-Fort Worth NBC affiliate article exploring “How to Transform Black History Education in Schools,” Daina Ramey Berry’s “Lives of the Enslaved,” a Pace–Gilder Lehrman Online MA in American History course, was featured prominently.

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The New York Times Remembers Richard Gilder

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Richard Gilder at the Frederick Douglass Book Prize Ceremony in 2011Sam Roberts wrote a comprehensive obituary for Richard Gilder on May 14, 2020, calling him “a billionaire investor and benefactor who was instrumental in revitalizing two neglected exemplars of American democracy — the study of American history and Central Park.”

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EduHam at Home Announced in a Washington Post Feature Article

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Student performers at an EduHam performance in San Francisco on March 4, 2020The Washington Post announced the EduHam at Home program on April 21, 2020, with a feature article by theater critic Peter Marks. Along with exploring the development of EduHam itself, the article highlights Gilder Lehrman Institute president James Basker’s explanation of how and why EduHam at Home works:

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