Analyzing the Elections

Why do we host elections in the U.S.? Take a closer look at the institutions and procedures that underpin the election process.

This Day in History

Last July, an activist illegally removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state Capitol. Learn about the origins of this flag and why it is such a source of controversy.

Poetry Everywhere

Listen to poet Lucille Clifton explore themes of identity and race in her poem “won’t you celebrate with me.” 

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