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Controversial Issues, Tolerance, and Equity

Amnesty International

A very informative site on global human rights, containing news, a library, and teacher resources. http://www.amnesty.org.uk/

Anti-Defamation League

Informs visitors about prejudice and discrimination by offering news on international affairs, legislation, and domestic events. http://www.adl.org/adl.asp


This highly informative and up-to-date site contains a vast amount of information regarding tolerance. http://www.civilrights.org/

Cybrary of the Holocaust

Contains a wide variety of information relating to the Holocaust. http://www.remember.org/

Distinguished Women of Past and Present

Biographical profiles of distinguished women in a variety of fields and areas, organized and searchable by subject or by name. http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/

The Hate Directory

A massive list of hateful website's for educational purposes. http://www.hatedirectory.com/hatedir.pdf


Contains information about hate groups in general, and a "hate map" listing of groups around the U.S. http://www.splcenter.org/intel/hatewatch/

Human Rights Watch

Offers information on human rights abuses around the world. http://www.hrw.org/

Professional Cartoonist Index

This unique site contains cartoons, updated weekly, dealing with contemporary controversial issues. Each cartoon is accompanied by a class discussion and lesson plan. http://www.cagle.com/teacher/

Public Agenda Online

Up-to-date information on a variety of human issues. http://www.publicagenda.org/

Simon Wiesenthal Center

"The Simon Wiesenthal Center is an international Jewish human rights organization dedicated to preserving the memory of the Holocaust by fostering tolerance and understanding through community involvement, educational outreach and social action." http://www.wiesenthal.com/

UNICEF Voices of Youth

A variety of information on the multiple aspects of UNICEF. http://www.unicef.org/voy/

United Nations CyberSchoolBus Human Rights in Action

Dedicated to educating children about the Declaration of Human Rights, this highly interactive site offers lesson plans, projects, Q & A with experts, and more. http://www.un.org/cyberschoolbus/humanrights/index.asp

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