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What Now in Syria? Almost immediately, President Trump faced harsh criticism from lawmakers of both parties, including many staunch supporters of the president.

What Now in Syria?

“The combination of a U.S. pullback and the escalating Turkish-Kurdish hostilities is creating a strategic nightmare for our country,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell wrote in an opinion essay. He added that recent events had “set back the United States’ campaign against the Islamic State and other terrorists.” The Slave Revolution That Gave Birth to Haiti.

The Cold War. The Atlantic Black Box Project – researching & reckoning with New England's role in the slave trade. People Not Property. Slave Voyages. The Green Book. Where Do We Get Our News and Why Does It Matter? Last updated January 08, 2020 We live in a time when it can be difficult to identify reliable news sources.

Where Do We Get Our News and Why Does It Matter?

Though the term “fake news” is often used as a political weapon, the problem of stories that are reliant on sloppy journalism, intentionally misleading, or fabricated, is real. Even reliable news sources can have political perspectives that affect their coverage of the news. Across the world, people increasingly turn to social media to learn about key current events, which can make it even more difficult to determine the reliability or perspective of a news story. Whatever the news story, young people need media literacy tools to assess the articles and videos that come through their feeds and to consider the ethics of what they read and share. Planboard. Interrupting Bias Calling Out vs. Calling In REVISED Aug 2018 1. Lesson. NPR Choice page.

Voting Rights Report Now Available: Obstacles at Every Turn - Native American Rights Fund : Native American Rights Fund. June 3, 2020 Categories: Civil Rights (Voting Rights, Juries, Census) In 2017 and 2018, the Native American Voting Rights Coalition—founded by the Native American Rights Fund—held nine public hearings to better understand how Native Americans are systemically and culturally kept from fully exercising their franchise.

Voting Rights Report Now Available: Obstacles at Every Turn - Native American Rights Fund : Native American Rights Fund

More than 120 witnesses testified from dozens of tribes across the country. The final report, Obstacles at Every Turn: Barriers to Political Participation Faced by Native American Voters, was released June 4, 2020, and provides detailed evidence that Native people face obstacles at every turn in the electoral process: from registering to vote, to casting votes, to having votes counted. Perspective: Grandma Cele, the unknown Ojibwe suffragette. Mary Annette PemberIndian Country Today.

Perspective: Grandma Cele, the unknown Ojibwe suffragette

Warm-ups. (1) New Message! Untitled. 9881 san gabriel c.JPG San Gabriel, California, residents Lucille Aguirre and her son, Dan, look mournfully at the Mission San Gabriel Arcángel, which was severely damaged by a fire July 11.

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The Aguirres have deep family roots at the mission and ancestors buried in the cemetery grounds. (Ian Vergara) Andrew Galvan, curator at the Old Mission Dolores in San Francisco, has always felt a deep spiritual connection to Fr. The Content of Our Caricature. Traces the history of racial caricature and the ways that Black cartoonists have turned this visual grammar on its head Revealing the long aesthetic tradition of African American cartoonists who have made use of racist caricature as a black diasporic art practice, Rebecca Wanzo demonstrates how these artists have resisted histories of visual imperialism and their legacies.

The Content of Our Caricature

Moving beyond binaries of positive and negative representation, many black cartoonists have used caricatures to criticize constructions of ideal citizenship in the United States, as well as the alienation of African Americans from such imaginaries. The Content of Our Caricature urges readers to recognize how the wide circulation of comic and cartoon art contributes to a common language of both national belonging and exclusion in the United States. 21-Day Ignatian Racial Equity Challenge. Play to Learn: Through Collaboration, Students Gain Insight into Immigration System via Game : SLU. What does it feel like to be a child, alone in a migrant detention center?

Play to Learn: Through Collaboration, Students Gain Insight into Immigration System via Game : SLU

You don’t speak the language and you don’t know what will happen next or how to navigate the legal system you’ve just found yourself a part of. Torrie Hester, Ph.D., and Kate Moran, Ph.D., wanted their students to put themselves in the shoes of those children, to understand what it might be like to be an unaccompanied minor in the custody of the the U.S, Office of Refugee Resettlement. Students played the game Toma El Paso / Make a Move to teach them about the different pathways for release and what steps they need to take to make release possible, at home and connected online. Submitted photo “Playing the game in class allows our students to get a sense of the ins and outs of U.S. immigration policy, and the bureaucratic challenges that children face in detention centers,” Moran, assistant professor of American Studies, said.

Miner 1956 BodyRitualAmongTheNacirema. The Gold Road. Untitled. Articles by Yohuru Williams. Yacob and Amo: Africa’s precursors to Locke, Hume and Kant. The ideals of the Enlightenment are the basis of our democracies and universities in the 21st century: belief in reason, science, skepticism, secularism, and equality.

Yacob and Amo: Africa’s precursors to Locke, Hume and Kant

Redlining’s Legacy Of Inequality: Low Homeownership Rates, Less Equity For Black Households. A decades-old housing policy known as redlining has had a long-lasting effect on American society and the economic health of Black households in particular, according to a new report by Redfin real estate brokerage.

Redlining’s Legacy Of Inequality: Low Homeownership Rates, Less Equity For Black Households

The racist 1930s-era policy that was outlawed in the 1960s effectively blocked Black families from obtaining home loans and remains a major factor in the country’s already substantial wealth gap between Black and white families. The typical homeowner in a neighborhood that was redlined for mortgage lending by the federal government has gained 52% less—or $212,023 less—in personal wealth generated by property value increases than one in a greenlined neighborhood over the last 40 years. Black homeowners are nearly five times more likely to own in a formerly redlined neighborhood than in a greenlined neighborhood, resulting in diminished home equity and overall economic inequality for Black families. A Conversation About Growing Up Black. Women in African History - graphic stories. How to Take Notes from a Textbook the Right Way.

UN says 140 million females `missing' due to son preference - SFGate. Updated 9:42 pm PDT, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 UNITED NATIONS (AP) — More than 140 million females are considered “missing” today because of a preference for sons over daughters and extreme neglect of young girls leading to their death, the U.N.

UN says 140 million females `missing' due to son preference - SFGate

Population Fund said in its annual report released Tuesday. The agency, known as UNFPA, also said 1 in 5 marriages that take place today is to an underage girl, and an estimated 4.1 million girls are at risk this year of being subjected to female circumcision, also known as female genital mutilation, or FGM, which has been condemned by the United Nations.

Dr. Natalia Kanem, UNFPA's executive director, said: “Harmful practices against girls cause profound and lasting trauma, robbing them of their right to reach their full potential.” According to the State of World Population 2020 report, at least 19 harmful practices ranging from breast ironing to virginity testing affect millions of girls and are considered human rights violations. Untitled. And here I’m called to say that there is much about the South that is precious to me. I do my best teaching and writing here. There is, however, a peculiar model of Southern pride that must now, at long last, be reckoned with. This is not an ignorant pride but a defiant one. Juneteenth did not mean freedom for Delaware slaves. As Juneteenth’s observance is getting more attention and being adopted more widely as an official holiday, there’s growing attention to how people were held in slavery in Delaware even after the date commemorated as Juneteenth.

The holiday celebrates June 19, 1865 when federal troops arrived in Galveston, Texas bringing word that the Civil War had ended and any enslaved people were now freed via President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation. But because Delaware was a border state between the North and South, Lincoln’s order did not apply to slaves in the First State. The last complete census in 1860 found 1,900 people living in slavery in Delaware. Most of those were in southern Delaware’s rural Sussex County, although smaller numbers were held throughout the state. Systemic Racism Explained.

Verbatim: Expert Witness. Untitled. SMITHSONIANMAG.COM | June 4, 2020, 11:47 a.m. In a short essay published earlier this week, Smithsonian Secretary Lonnie G. Bunch wrote that the recent killing in Minnesota of George Floyd has forced the country to “confront the reality that, despite gains made in the past 50 years, we are still a nation riven by inequality and racial division.” Amid escalating clashes between protesters and police, discussing race—from the inequity embedded in American institutions to the United States’ long, painful history of anti-black violence—is an essential step in sparking meaningful societal change. To support those struggling to begin these difficult conversations, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture recently launched a “Talking About Race” portal featuring “tools and guidance” for educators, parents, caregivers and other people committed to equity.

Historical Context. Untitled. Untitled. Web upiphotostwo746325.jpg A Black Lives Matter protester carries a sign against police brutality as protests around the country continue over the death of George Floyd at the hands of the Minneapolis police in the days of the coronavirus pandemic May 30 in New York City. (Newscom/UPI/Corey Sipkin) "Every white person in this country — I do not care what he says or what she says — knows one thing. … They know that they would not like to be black here.

If they know that, they know everything they need to know. Untitled. Student Designed Infographics: Process & Products. Classwork for Station Rotation–Blended Learning Workshop–Boston College High School Thursday, May 28, 2020. The Impeachment Process and President Trump - The Choices Program. Objectives Students will: Understand the Constitutional basis and historical precedents for impeachment.Develop media source analysis skills.Distinguish between opinion and fact.Consider evidence, bias, audience, and author expertise to assess source reliability.Compare and contrast opinions about the potential impeachment of President Trump. Note to Teachers In the current political climate, discussing the impeachment inquiry into President Trump is likely to elicit strong responses from students who hold differing opinions.

Rick Steves Classroom Europe. Interactive Notebooks: No Special Hardware Required. Civilization & Barbarism: Cartoon Commentary & “The White Man’s Burden” (1898–1902) - The Washington Post. Big Era Eight: Landscape Unit 8.2. Teenager’s Prom Dress Stirs Furor in U.S. — but Not in China. Home - The Writing Revolution. Dozens reported killed in suspected Syria chemical attack. NYT: Trump slammed immigrants in meeting. Home - Women's Roles in China: Changes Over Time. Women's roles, responsibilities and expectations have changed in dramatic ways as Chinese society has transformed throughout different political eras. From family structure, marriage, and childbirth to education, workforce participation, and political activity, women have seen and taken part in historical transformations that have accelerated over the last century.

Versailles' dirty secrets - Toute L'Histoire. The truth about the gender wage gap. Building an Argument Tower – AP World History Teacher. Before You Study, Ask for Help - WSJ. We Need to Talk About Digital Blackface in Reaction GIFs. 7 Things You Might Not Realize Are Cultural Appropriation That Are. Site policy agreement. The ISIS breakers: How moderate Muslims are countering extremism. Colin Kaepernick and the Question of Who Gets to Be Called a ‘Patriot’

The Real Reason White People Say 'All Lives Matter' Why “Black” Makes Us Uncomfortable. White people are more likely to deal drugs, but black people are more likely to get arrested for it. Edsurge. Start with a Question. Having It All Kinda Sucks. Right-Wing Extremists Are a Bigger Threat to America Than ISIS.

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