Teaching About the Armenian Genocide

Posted by Mary Hendra on May 5, 2021

On April 24th, US President Biden recognized the Armenian genocide. As Facing History Board of Scholars member Peter Balakian noted in his Washington Post perspective article,

"it means a great deal to the Armenian community to finally see our president affirming the truth." 

For teachers and students, it presents an opportunity both to explore further the significance of acknowledgment and to teach the history itself. Here are a few resources which can help: 

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