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THGC’s First Annual Texas History Day Award Results

October
12

By THGC Admin
The THGC's first annual Texas History Day Award was presented this year. Read on to learn more about the award and our first winner!

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Current & Upcoming THGC Projects

October
7

By Cheyanne Perkins
This is a busy time of year for the THGC! Read on to learn more about some of our exciting current and upcoming projects.

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Babi Yar: Spoken or Silenced

October
5

By Robin Lane
The 75th anniversary of the massacre at Baby Yar fell on September 29th-30th, 2016. THGC Education Specialist Robin Lane reflects on the impact of this event, and the importance of breaking the silence around it.

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Founding Father: A Profile of Commissioner Pete Berkowitz of Houston

August
7

By J.E. Wolfson
Learn about Commissioner Pete Berkowitz, who recounts his past work on the THGC, which he chaired for 7 years. He also describes current initiatives that he is excited to support.

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What Hollywood Taught Me about the Holocaust

August
3

By THGC Admin
Stephon Vaughns, the THGC's 2016 Diversity Intern in Education, explains how popular feature films about the Holocaust and genocides have disappointed him. He argues that documentary films on these subjects have been far more effective at educating viewers.

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