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The life and legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: 5 teaching resources for Labor Day

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Looking for powerful Labor Day lesson plans and resources? Help students understand the history of the labor movement and its relevance today. Continue reading

Study guide: Hong Kong’s pro-democracy protests

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Use this NewsHour Extra lesson plan to learn about the pro-democracy protests taking place in Hong Kong over the past few months. Continue reading

How the U.S. women’s World Cup victory is the perfect civics lesson

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson, students will learn about the U.S. women’s soccer World Cup victory and how it is also a good civics lesson. Continue reading

20 pertinent classroom resources for Black History Month

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Bayard Rustin, seen here in 1964 surrounded by young people before a demonstration, was a a civil rights and a gay rights activist and chief…read more

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