As disinformation spreads online ahead of the 2020 election, these resources can help you teach students about evaluating sources, recognizing "fake news" and becoming critical consumers of online information.
Pair an excerpt from ‘One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally’ with a clip from a documentary about Congressman John Lewis to lead a conversation with students about the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
A children’s rights attorney and a policy analyst from the Southern Poverty Law Center explain educators’ rights to workplace safety, students’ rights to education access and what it might take to advocate for both.
Use this discussion guide to start a conversation with students about what voter suppression looks like today. Outlining the historical and present-day barriers to voters faced by students at one Texas HBCU, the featured video in this guide helps students recognize voter suppression and see how other young people are fighting it.