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Wednesday, June 10, 2020

By David L. Phillips

The United States must lead by example when it comes to protecting and promoting human rights around the world. America’s global leadership is derived from the values of its people and its system of democratic government. Lately, however, we’ve seen a dramatic erosion in America’s moral authority stemming from abuses against peaceful protesters who are demanding equality. 

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

Select AHDA program fellows have been working on projects advancing civil rights movements, including in the U.S. starting some years back. Please see a highlight of AHDA alumna Tammi Sharpe (2013), who has been working on a project “Oral History and the Civil Rights Movement.”

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

The Government of Greenland approves historic National Action Plan to comply with UN Convention on the Rights of the Child. For decades it has been documented that many children in Greenland live under very difficult conditions. Greenland has major socioecomic problems, including care neglect and high levels of suicide and substance abuse.

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

AHDA alumna Jasmina Lazovic (Serbia) was among awardees of the "Bring the Noize" prize presented to the Center for Public History (Centar za primenjenu istoriju).

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Dear members of the ISHR community,