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Director’s Note: What Does Liberty Mean in America Today?

June 8, 2020

“Give me liberty or give me death.” The entwined ideals of liberty and freedom have been central to the American identity since before the ...

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Digital Resource Guide — Rhode Island’s African American History

June 4, 2020

Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) Resources on African American History Resources for educators to teach African American history in the classroom https://www.ride.ri.gov/InstructionAssessment/CivicsSocialStudies/ResourcesonAfricanAmericanHistory.aspx Rhode ...

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History Bytes: Sideburns

May 29, 2020

The closures of hair salons and barber shops have forced people to either get creative with grooming or give up entirely. If you are ...

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History Bytes: Newport High School Graduates

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to the Rogers High School Class of 2020! Newport celebrated its first class of Newport High School graduates in 1873, when 10 students ...

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Civic Conversations — What Does Liberty Mean in America Today?

May 18, 2020

Please join us for the latest installment of our ‘Civic Conversations’  program series at the NHS   Even before we became a nation, ideas ...

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History Bytes: It Happened at the Newport Colony House

May 14, 2020

Flash(way)back Friday – it’s hard enough for some of us to remember what we did last week, let alone last year. The Colony House ...

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