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European Leaders React to Alleged NSA Spying


Click to download video Former CIA contractor Edward Snowden has leaked more information about the National Security Agency’s (NSA) surveillance activity, alleging that the U.S.…read more

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Senate Passes Landmark Bi-Partisan Immigration Bill


Click to download video Yesterday, the U.S. Senate passed a bill reforming America’s current immigration system, opening the possibility of a path to citizenship for…read more

Government & CivicsSocial Issues

Supreme Court Declares DOMA Unconstitutional


Click to download video Gay rights activists claimed victory Wednesday after the Supreme Court decided to strike down the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), which…read more

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Field Director Charles White of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court building on June 25, 2013 in Washington, DC.

Supreme Court Strikes Down Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act


The Supreme Court issued a ruling today that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 is no longer constitutional, overriding objections from civil…read more

Government & Civics
Lesson Plan: Constitution Day: The 1965 Alabama Literacy Test

Constitution Day: The 1965 Alabama Literacy Test

Lesson Plan

By Syd Golston Subjects Civics, Social Studies, American History Estimated Time One Class Period (45 minutes) Grade Level 9 – 12 Objective Students will: take…read more

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