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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

History of Juneteenth: Now the first new federal holiday in decades

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Students will explore and discuss the history and context around the Juneteenth holiday in the United States. Continue reading

Lesson Plan: History of Juneteenth and why it’s set to become a national holiday

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Explore the significance of Juneteenth and the value of making it a national holiday Continue reading

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

Should Juneteenth be a national holiday?

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Juneteenth is in the national spotlight this year. Should it be a national holiday? Continue reading

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