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Do charges in Breonna Taylor case show officers are ‘above the law’?

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Discuss why many from protesters to scholars think the charges in the police killing of Breonna Taylor are inadequate. Continue reading

How felony convictions affect voting rights

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In this PBS NewsHour EXTRA lesson plan, learn how people in Florida with felony records are fighting to regain their voting rights and Reverend William Barber’s plan to fight voter suppression. Continue reading

PBS NewsHour EXTRA: Choose your own current event!

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In this NewsHour EXTRA lesson, students choose their own current event! We also highlighted a special segment about a photographer who took photos of American bald eagles who was deported back to Yemen. 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

The life and legacy of Congressman Elijah Cummings

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Use this NewsHour lesson to learn about the life and legacy of Rep. Elijah E. Cummings. Continue reading

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