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“We should be deporting felons, and not families” – an immigrant student speaks out

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“How would you feel if you had the right to stay in the United States, but your parents didn’t?” Continue reading

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Youth take control of neighborhood identity with everyday photos

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How do you tell the story of a community? That’s one question a group of students addressed in a photo project on Overtown, a neighborhood…read more

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Tense Ferguson, Missouri Awaits Grand Jury Findings In Shooting Of Michael Brown

How teachers can talk to students about Ferguson

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Dr. Marcia Chatelain, the Georgetown professor who began the hashtag #FergusonSyllabus on Twitter, joined the NewsHour to discuss. Continue reading

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New law addresses domestic violence on Indian reservations

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On Indian reservations, where domestic violence is a widespread issue, a recent law change will allow more survivors to come forward and receive justice. Continue reading

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Grand jury decides not to charge Officer Darren Wilson

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A grand jury announced Nov. 24 that they would not indict police officer Darren Wilson for fatally shooting unarmed teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO. Continue reading

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