Conference Session

Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies

9:10 am — 10:10 am
Conference Session

Explore the new Choices Program curriculum unit Racial Slavery in the Americas: Resistance, Freedom, and Legacies and engage in lessons and activities from the curriculum. The unit will support both students’ and teachers’ inquiry into a global history of slavery and its legacies. It includes readings and lessons on the human geography of the transatlantic slave trade; data, primary source, and art analysis; Juneteenth; reparative justice; public memorials; and more.

This webinar is part of the Teaching Black History Conference, hosted by the Carter Center for K-12 Black History Education at the University of Missouri.

NOTE: This webinar will take place at 9:10 am CT.

Register $0Per Person
The statue of Le Marron Inconnu in Haiti showing a freed person blowing a conch shell pointed to the sky. The statue is set against a backdrop of buildings, palm trees, and hills.

All participants receive a free Digital Editions license to the unit, valid through September 30, 2021.


This workshop is appropriate for high school history and other social studies educators, including IB and AP educators. High school humanities teachers often use our materials and are also invited to attend.

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Mimi Stephens

Choices Director of Sales and Professional Development
Mimi is the Director of Sales and Professional Development for the Choices Program. Prior to joining the Choices Program in 2011, Mimi worked at Clark University where she served as the Director of the Teacher Center for Global Studies supporting K12 social studies teachers throughout Massachusetts for more than 20 years. Mimi holds a Masters in International Development and Social Change from Clark University.
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