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Student Documentary Looks at the Human Side of The Voting Rights Act

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Students at McComb High School in McComb, Miss., recently came to Washington, D.C., to premiere a 10-minute documentary they made about their hometown and its…read more

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Facebook and Twitter Crack Down on Hate Speech

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After a string of consumer complaints and court cases, social media giants Facebook and Twitter are cracking down on hate speech broadcast through their platforms.…read more

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Civil Rights Hero Medgar Evers Honored 50 Years Later

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Click to download video In 1963, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was gunned down in front of his family home while his wife and children…read more

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Guns Made for Kids Spark Safety Debate

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Gun manufacturers, like nearly every other industry, have strategies to market to kids and encourage young people to buy certain brands early and stick with…read more

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Chicago Youth Challenge Images of Violence in Their Local News Cycle

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The soaring crime rate in the city of Chicago has become national news, but are local news stations helping or hurting the problem with nonstop…read more

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