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Amid calls for Northam’s resignation, a look at blackface’s long racist history in America


Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the racist history of blackface and discuss whether or not Gov. Ralph Northam should resign. Continue reading

Smithsonian Museum Undergoes Big Changes


The Smithsonian National Museum of History reopened in November after a two-year, $85 million renovation. This report looks at how the Smithsonian Institution, which houses…read more

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