Program History & News Coverage

  • Southern Poverty Law Center researcher Dr. Kate Shuster reflects on her visit to Whitman College, when she helped launch Whitman Teaches the Movement
  • Southern Poverty Law Center’s 2011 Teaching the Movement report lists Washington as one of the 16 states that do not require any study of the Civil Rights Movement at the elementary or middle school level and one of the 35 states that received a failing grade for civil rights coverage in content standards.