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Brown v. Board of Education, the story of Prince Edward County schools – Lesson Plan

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May 17, 2014 marks the 60th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision “Brown v. Board of Education.” Continue reading

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Prisoner swap for American soldier sparks controversy

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The U.S. government recently made a deal with the Taliban to exchange the last remaining American soldier in Taliban custody for five Taliban…read more

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Memorial Day celebrates those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country

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For many, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, but it is also a time when many Americans reflect on the sacrifices of members of…read more

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President Obama Awards The Medal Of Honor To Army Sergeant Kyle White

Obama awards Medal of Honor to Afghan war soldier who stood by his team under ambush

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO President Obama recently awarded former Army Sergeant Kyle White the Medal of Honor, the nation’s highest honor for valor, for his role in…read more

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Botched execution raises questions about lethal injection methods

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO A recent execution of a convict in the state of Oklahoma went terribly wrong after the state tried a new, untested combination of…read more

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