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Free speech and Trump’s reaction to NFL protesters

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to discuss President Trump’s comments that football players should be fired if they kneel during the national anthem. Continue reading

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

How Muhammad Ali’s life reflected America’s struggles

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Legendary boxer Muhammad Ali died of natural causes on Friday in Phoenix, Arizona. He was 74. Continue reading

U.S. women’s soccer players demand equal pay for equal play

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Following last summer’s Women’s World Cup win, five top U.S. women’s soccer players say it’s time for them to be paid the same as their male counterparts. Continue reading

Defying Gender Stereotypes – Lesson Plan

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With news of the National Football League hiring their first full-time female coach in history, classes will explore gender identity and stereotypes using four student-produced videos from PBS Student Reporting Lab’s new series, “Outside the Box.” Continue reading

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