Tag: Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

Celebrating Black History Month

| Mary C. Uhler | February 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

During my time at Aquinas High School in La Crosse, I was privileged to have a young Sister Thea Bowman as a teacher during my sophomore year.

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‘Quick, lock the car doors!’

‘Quick, lock the car doors!’

| February 12, 2016 | 1 Comment

How can racism be overcome? A black educator shares ideas that are part of the formation of young people at an inner-city Catholic elementary school and appropriate for all ages.

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Fighting for racial equality in the 1960s

Fighting for racial equality in the 1960s

| February 16, 2011 | 0 Comments

The 1960s were tumultuous times for race relations in the United States. The preceding decade saw civil rights successes, such as the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kan., in which the justices ruled that segregation in public schools was unconstitutional. And the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks provided leadership and inspiration to the civil rights movement.

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