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PBS NewsHour Extra reports from the March on Washington 2020
Weekly News Discussion Guide: The March on Washington Friday, August 28 marked the anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s historic March on...
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Analyzing the NBA Boycott to Protest Racial Injustice Read the article NBA playoff games called off amid player protest, reverberates through other...
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Analyzing Trump's Speech The Republican National Convention had its fourth and final night on Thursday, August 27 with a nomination acceptance speech...
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Analyzing Day 1 of the RNC The Republican National Convention began Monday, August 24, with a roll call of state delegates and the formal...
Analyzing Biden's Acceptance Speech Joe Biden accepted the Democratic Party’s nomination for president on August 20 during the final night of the...
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Understanding the Role of Delegates at the DNC Read the summary, watch the video of AOC at the DNC (see transcript ), and answer the discussion...
A Hundred Years after the Ratification of the 19th Amendment Read the summary, watch the video and answer the discussion questions. To read the...
Beirut Blast Causes Turmoil Read the summary, watch the video, and then answer the discussion questions. On the afternoon of August 4, 2020, two...
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Mail-In Voting and U.S. Postal Service Funding The pandemic is pushing more voters to cast ballots by mail, including an increase in mail-in voting...
Kamala Harris Selected as Vice Presidential Candidate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden made his choice for running mate on August 11...