Georgia

Lesson Plan: Compare state voting laws today with laws of the Jim Crow era

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Compare the new wave of voting restrictions bills to the legacy of Jim Crow Continue reading

Classroom Resource: Georgia voters to decide balance of power in Senate

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Discuss what’s at stake in today’s Georgia runoff elections. Continue reading

Ahmaud Arbery’s family speaks of their son’s murder

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn about the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed African American in Georgia over two months ago, and steps law enforcement are now taking. Continue reading

Democrats endure series of narrow losses in four special elections

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Help students understand recent runoff elections with this explainer written by Extra intern Amanda Wilcox. Continue reading

Georgia special election may be a bellwether of Trump-era politics

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A special election in Georgia’s 6th Congressional district will be held on June 20 to fill the seat vacated by current Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price. Continue reading

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