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Election 2016 challenges civics teachers

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The 2016 presidential race has made teaching high school civics more difficult, particularly regarding some of the comments students have heard candidates make along the campaign trail. Continue reading

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Who will the presidential nominees choose for vice president?

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With the Republican National Convention set to begin next week in Cleveland, Ohio, much attention is focused on whom the candidates will choose as their vice presidential running mates. Continue reading

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U.S. not yet in post-racial society, Dallas pastor says

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Recent police-related events in the U.S. have many Americans seeking ways to improve racial tensions throughout the country. Continue reading

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Sniper attack kills 5 police officers during protest in Dallas

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On Thursday night in Dallas, Texas, gunmen killed five police officers and wounded seven more near the scene of protests against police violence. Two civilians were among the injured. Continue reading

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Police shooting of Louisiana man sparks outrage

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An officer-involved shooting that led to the death of a black man in Baton Rouge, Louisiana on Tuesday night has once again ignited protest over the treatment of black Americans by police. Continue reading

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