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60th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education resources

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May 17, 2014 will mark the 60th anniversary of the monumental Supreme Court case Brown v. Board of Education, which declared the status quo of…read more

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Clippers owner banned from NBA for life for racist statements

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO The National Basketball Association (NBA) came down hard on Donald Sterling, the billionaire owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, after a recording emerged…read more

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New police surveillance technology raises privacy questions

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO In a recent policing experiment, an airplane flew over Compton, California, using a system of cameras to creating a live video image of…read more

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President Obama honors 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO At the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library in Austin, Texas, four presidents and prominent civil rights advocates recently gathered to celebrate the 50th…read more

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Pakistani youth ambassadors are “inspiration to all who feel helpless”

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Keegan and Elisa from the PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab at John F. Kennedy High School in Silver Spring, Md., recently interviewed Khainat and Shazia,…read more

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