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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

Lesson plan: Covington Catholic incident through a media literacy lens

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Discuss media literacy strategies you can use when it comes to understanding current events and issues, including the confrontation between Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann and his classmates, and Omaha Nation elder Nathan Phillips on Friday at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Continue reading

Lessons from Martin Luther King Jr. for today

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Use this lesson on Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to discuss dreamed of an America where people would “not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character.”  Continue reading

#MonitoringTheMidterms: How gerrymandering impacts your vote

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about how gerrymandering impacts your vote. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Brown v. Board of Education and the story of Prince Edward County Schools

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Use this lesson plan to learn more about the life of Linda Brown and the impact of the Brown v. Board of Education case in the U.S. today. Continue reading

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