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Arab Spring Lesson Plan: Looking at the Past 10 Years In 2011, longtime Egyptian dictator Hosni Mubarak was deposed. The Egyptian revolution was the...
Fred Guttenberg (center-left) with Susan Orfanos and U.S. Representatives Julia Brownley and Ted Deutch
Note: Read the summary below and watch the video clips of Fred Guttenberg speaking to educators/staff and students over a PBS NewsHour EXTRA Zoom...
As big parades and large gatherings are canceled this Mardi Gras season due the pandemic, more energy has been put into "house floats" home decorations this year. 
House Floats Transform Mardi Gras Celebrations After a New Orleans spokesperson announced that there would be no Mardi Gras parades this year, a “...
Rally in Munich in support of Alexei Navalny (2021-01-23)
Navalny Sentence Sparks Protest A court on Tuesday sentenced the Russian opposition leader to more than two years in prison. Since his return from...
 People protest myanmar coup 2021 at Myanmar embassy Thailand Bangkok
Myanmar Coup Overthrows Government of Aung San Suu Kyi On Feb. 1, the military of the southeast Asian country of Myanmar launched a coup, or military...
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Logisitical Challenges of Mass Vaccine Distribution Watch the short video clip, then read the summary below and the articles linked within the...
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Using History to Teach About the Capitol Riots This lesson is based on NewsHour EXTRA’s Zoom on Jan. 7th, the day after the riot at the Capitol, as a...
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Analyzing Trump's Second Impeachment A week after a violent riot engulfed the Capitol , the U.S. House of Representatives impeached President Trump...
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Right Wing Violence and a New Reality The Department of Homeland Security last year classified white supremacy as the greatest domestic terror threat...
police officers and white privilege during the U.S. Capitol Insurrection
White Privilege on Full Display The treatment of the violent mob at the Capitol by law enforcement versus the heavy-handed tactics employed on...