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Q&A with author Kenneth C. Davis on slavery, America’s “great contradiction”

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Book cover of “In the Shadow of Liberty: The Hidden History of Slavery, Four Presidents, and Five Black Lives” by Kenneth C. Davis   Editor’s…read more

Teaching in the age of coronavirus — Week 11: No Justice, No Peace

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Photo credit: Maximillian Re-Sugiura   By Sari Beth Rosenberg Week 11 of remote learning started off as protests continued to explode around the country, including…read more

What does it mean to “defund the police”?

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In this NewsHour lesson plan, learn about the current debate over defunding the police. Continue reading

Monitoring the Midterms: Voter ID laws and America’s history of voter suppression

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO   Directions: Read the summary with your students, watch the video (if helpful, follow along with the transcript) and then answer the discussion questions.…read more

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