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Good afternoon! I hope everyone is having a pleasant Thursday. Once again, here are a handful of today’s headlines brought to us by Newseum: The New York Times, Published in New York, NY
Today’s headlines focus exclusively on how economic struggles related to the coronavirus pandemic have destabilized housing across the United States. With federal protections against evictions and foreclosures set to expire this month, some municipalities, counties, and states seek to protect their residents’ housing. Elsewhere, however, renters and homeowners are facing dispossession. These headlines are selected from the front pages curated by
The first order of business in today’s Daily News: I’m hijacking the blog briefly to wish all of my fellow nonbinary people at TC a happy Nonbinary Visibility Day. After that brief interlude, 2020 continues to be an utterly broken year. As always, all of the stories on this series are drawn from the front pages curated by Newseum.org
As racial justice continues to top the headlines, we look to the past and honor one notable alumnus who came to our attention when compiling a TC History Calendar: Kenneth Bancroft Clark, born this day in history, July 14th, 1914. Clark was the first African-American to earn a
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Today’s news continues to be dominated by the pandemic gripping America. Additional stories still concern the other major stories of the year: Rampant corruption and the fight for equality. All stories are drawn from the front pages curated by Newseum.org.
Hello everyone and happy weekend! Today’s news highlights come from papers across the US. As schools edge closer to the beginning of the fall semester we are seeing more questions of protocol arise for a safe learning experience amidst the ongoing pandemic. Federal money and politics continue to play into this, as well as in many other realms, particularly the upcoming election. As always, these headlines are courtesy of
After John T. Scopes, a high school teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, was charged with violating state law by teaching Darwin's theory of evolution, the case went to trial on July 10th, 1925. Known as the Scopes Trial, or Scopes Monkey Trial, the highly publicized proceedings lasted eleven days, sparking a nati...
Good afternoon! Here are a few of today’s headlines—courtesy of Newseum—with some focus on the fiscal stimulus efforts of the US, UK, and Canada to combat the economic downturn of the coronavirus lockdowns:The New Yor...
One of the biggest challenges of making a space more accessible for people with hearing, vision, or mobility loss is awareness. Many disabilities are often hidden or invisible, and not everyone who experiences them feels comfortable coming forward for help. Contacts, glasses, hearing aids, and other discreet accessories and technologies make it less obvious that someone might need support, and they may be shy or unable to speak up. It's easy to assume that others around you can hear, see, stand, walk, or perform other every day activities at the same pace or ease that you can. Being mindful...