Category Archives: Blog

We’re just getting started

We’re just getting started transferring the content from the peaceCENTER Web site to this new stand-along site for peaceCENTERbooks. It will take a while because we are updating, too — so give us a few weeks and this will be up and running. We’ve also imported the Class of Nonviolence Blog from a previous host… Read More »

A Biography of America

A Biography of America is a video instructional series on American history for college and high school classrooms and adult learners — 26 half-hour video programs, coordinated books, and Web site — Produced by WGBH Boston in cooperation with the Library of Congress and the National Archives and Records Administration. Especially appropriate for The Class… Read More »

The Struggle for Justice (National Portrait Gallery)

The Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery exhibition “The Struggle for Justice,” covering the struggle in the U.S. for equal rights for women, African-Americans, Native Americans, the disabled, and gays and lesbians is now online. It includes six video clips narrated by CNN’s Soledad O’Brien, portraits of those people who were instrumental in fighting for justice… Read More »

Violence: An American Tradition

Violence: An American Tradition is a peaceCENTER favorite teaching video, no longer distributed. What a gift that it is now online! In six parts, an “exploration of the tradition of violence in America, drawing on the history of invading settlers and native peoples, frontier outlaws and modern-day murderers, racist violence, the urban underclass, and domestic… Read More »