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Brown v. Board of Education and the Story of Prince Edward County Schools – Lesson Plan

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More than 60 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court outlawed state-sponsored segregation in Brown v. Board of Education. Although the victory had been won in the courtroom, it would take the next decade and beyond for the law to be implanted in the American public school system. 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

A soldier guarding the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. Photo via Flickr user Jim_W

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

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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