While celebrating Ketanji Brown Jackson’s confirmation to the U.S. Supreme Court, it’s critical that we go beyond a “famous first” to dig deeper. These resources explore lessons that this historic moment has provided, including equity, representation, intersectionality and inclusion.
- A Supremely Historic Moment
- Partnering With Families to Support Black Girls
- In Defense of Caring About Difference
Educators can use these LFJ resources to recognize, remember and teach intersectional LGBTQ history, including the experiences of young LGBTQ people of color. And this One World poster features a beautiful and timely message from Audre Lorde to inspire your students—all year long.
- Honoring LGBTQ Voices During Hispanic Heritage Month
- Seeing ALL Identities of LGBTQ Youth of Color
- Audre Lorde
Women’s Equality Day commemorates the ratification of the 19th Amendment on Aug. 26, 1920. It’s important to remember that many Black women and more women of color didn’t earn the right to vote until years later. Read Sojourner Truth’s “Ain’t I a Woman?” with its intersectional message delivered during her 1851 speech at the Women’s Rights Convention in Akron, Ohio. Also, check out an LFJ lesson featuring an accurate voting rights timeline, and identify ways to take a deeper look at women’s history this Women’s Equality Day—and beyond.
- Ain’t I a Woman?
- The True History of Voting Rights
- A More Complete Women’s History