Black History Month originated in 1925 when the second week of February was made Negro History Week since it contained the birthdays of abolitionist Frederick Douglass and President Abraham Lincoln. Hari Sreenivasan reports on how some African-Americans now oppose the…

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Law enforcement is calling the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and the murder of six others in Tucson, Ariz.., an assassination attempt. We take a look at some of the failed and successful assassinations of American presidents and members of…

What can you do with your students before January 20 to make the experience more meaningful? How can you sustain interest in politics and civics? Two teaching experts answered your questions on teaching the Obama inauguration during a 20-minute discussion.

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