Book Breaks in February: Unveiling Memories of Liberty and Justice

Since 2020, Book Breaks has featured renowned historians and authors discussing their new or otherwise cornerstone publications live with Book Breaks hosts and participating in Q&A sessions with home audiences.

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Classroom and Parent Resources for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

 On the third Monday of every January, the United States celebrates the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., the iconic Baptist minister and activist who became one of the most well-known leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. The first federal Martin Luther King Jr. holiday was celebrated in 1986, though President Ronald Reagan signed the law in November 1983.
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Watch MA Students and Staff Discuss the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History

The application deadline to register for Spring 2023 courses in the Gettysburg College–Gilder Lehrman MA in American History is January 26, 2023. Please watch this informative recording of the past week's open house to hear teachers across the country get their questions answered about the program by Gilder Lehrman Institute Staff and former students.
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Book Breaks in January: Triumphs and Reckonings

Since 2020, Book Breaks has featured renowned historians and authors discussing their new or otherwise cornerstone publications live with Book Breaks hosts and participating in Q&A sessions with home audiences. January 8 - Kostya Kennedy on True: The Four Seasons of Jackie Robinson
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Inside the Vault: Black Enfranchisement and Education

Selected Gilder Lehrman Collection Items on Exhibition at the Morgan Library & Museum
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2022 Winter Newsletter

2022 has been a momentous year at the Gilder Lehrman Institute.
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Apply for the 2023 Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement

The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is proud to partner with Hamilton on the Ham4Progress Award for Educational Advancement. The award supports college-bound high school students from communities that directly experience the consequences of injustice and discrimination. Ham4Progress will provide up to seventeen students $2,000 each for educational purposes in 2023, such as
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Recent Press Mentions

The Sentinel Interviews Kevin Weddle on Winning the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History

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"In today’s 5 Questions, The Sentinel gave Weddle the opportunity to delve deeper into the research and findings of his book that recently earned him the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History."
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NBC News reports on Brooklyn School's African American Studies AP via GLI Training

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NBC News reported on Brooklyn Preparatory High School's new African American Studies AP course and how Assistant Principal Shannah Henderson trained to teach it. "Henderson traveled to Howard University in July to be trained on how to teach the course. She said that because she doesn't have a degree in African American studies, she was also required to take online courses at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History."
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2022 History Teachers of the Year in the News

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NBC First Coast News local affiliate features a lively segment on 2022 Florida History Teacher of the Year Daniel Flint. The Courtland Voice acknowledges Caitlin Goodwin as 2022 New York History Teacher of the Year and National History Teacher of the Year Top Ten Finalist.
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