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Virginia Beach and gun violence through a media literacy lens

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Learn how the media covers stories about gun violence, including the Virginia Beach shooting. Continue reading

Amid calls for Northam’s resignation, a look at blackface’s long racist history in America

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the racist history of blackface and discuss whether or not Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. Continue reading

Teen reporters interview Senate candidates about gun control and immigration

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If you were born in 2000, there’s a good chance you will be eligible to vote in the 2018 midterm elections. The PBS NewsHour Student Reporting Lab’s Mason Berger reports on how organizations in Florida are trying to mobilize young voters around issues like the cost of college and gun violence. Continue reading

Suspect arrested in bomb scares of top Democrats

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Use this PBS lesson to learn about the explosive packages that were sent to 13 top Democrats. Continue reading

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