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How felony convictions affect voting rights

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn how people in Florida with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights and Reverend William Barber’s plan to fight voter suppression. Continue reading

Shields and Brooks on the politicization of American institutions

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, watch the Shields and Brooks segment on the politicization of American institutions. Continue reading

Chile protests for greater economic equality

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Use this NewsHour story to learn about the protests taking place in Chile and why they are so historically significant. 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

Super Civics 2020: How to get along with our political opposites

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In this NewsHour Extra lesson plan, learn how Americans are struggling to approach opposing political opinions with civility instead of contempt and what can be done to fix the problem. Continue reading

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