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Daily News Lesson: How false claims of election fraud are eroding American democracy

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Hear from one law professor about the risk to our electoral system and how to ensure election security going forward Continue reading

Daily News Lesson: Supreme Court’s latest ruling further guts Voting Rights Act of 1965

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PBS NewsHour gets experts to weigh in and explain the recent upholding of new Arizona voting laws Continue reading

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

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Federal courts rules Texas gerrymandering unconstitutional

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A panel of federal judges in Texas ordered the state to redraw its congressional district map because it discriminates against Hispanic voters. Continue reading

From Selma to Montgomery: An Introduction to the 1965 Marches – Lesson Plan

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Students will learn about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery during the Civil Rights Movement. They will examine the Voting Rights Act of 1965 and watch clips from the movie Selma. Most importantly, students will think critically about sources of information. Continue reading

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