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Daily News Lesson: An inside look at PBS’s ‘Muhammad Ali’ and who gets to tell the story

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Hear from documentarian Ken Burns on how and why he made his latest series about Muhammad Ali Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: New PBS doc explores the history of Confederate statues

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Hear from a comedian and journalist about what Confederate monuments mean in one community Continue reading

‘RBG’ film traces Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s continuing fight for equality

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“I ask no favor for my sex. All I ask of our brethren is that they take their feet off our necks,” states Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg in a new documentary about her life. Continue reading

Frontline’s “The Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia” and the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

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In this NewsHour lesson, learn more about Saudi Arabia’s Prince Mohammed bin Salman in the latest PBS Frontline special. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: “Time for School” series tells global story of what going to school really means

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Do all children deserve the right to an education? What would the world look like if every child had a chance to go to school? Using the art of the personal essay and social media, explore what school means to your students. Continue reading

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