Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr. will give the keynote address at an upcoming workshop for high school history and social studies teachers, introducing them to resources from his 6-part series designed to enhance the teaching and learning of African American history.
Monday, Oct. 28th at 4:30pm
WGBH Studios on 1 Guest St.
The small projectile points seem to be 14,500 years old, the oldest direct evidence of people in America. The weapons appear to be as old or older than points made by the Clovis, who were thought to be the first in the Americas.
By Rachel Syme
It's been 100 years since the sinking of the RMS Titanic, and the anniversary has brought with it a barrage of literature. Former NPR editor Rachel Syme keeps track of the new releases, and has listed her favorites here.
By American Experience
Watch War Letters on American Experience. Bringing you letters from the Revolutionary War to the Persian Gulf War. Bringing to life eyewitnessaccounts of famous battles, intimate declarations of love and longing, letters written just moments before the writer was killed, and the heartbreaking "Dear John" leters from home. Airs May 31, 2011
Congolese refugee Rose Mapendo, who settled in Phoenix in 2000 with nine of her 10 children and has since become an advocate for refugees, reunites with the child she left behind, Nangabire, after 13 years apart.