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When You Tell Someone Who's Black that "Black Lives Matter" is Dumb

Developing Empathy: Middle Grades understand empathy practice ways to be more understanding reflect on the effects of empathetic listening

One of the many intriguing ideas of the Austrian philosopher, Ludwig Wittgenstein, was this: the limits of my language means the limits of my world. Does this explain the failure to see the gathering gloom across southern Africa?

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Earthquakes Quiz & STEM Earthquake Simulation Challenge SPED/ED/OHI/VI/ESL

You will need some type of zip file (free download on the net) as this file is in both ppt and pdf form. Over 50% off when you buy it in my Earth Science Bundle (over buying each quiz individually). Earthquakes quiz ten (10) question True/False quiz and a fun extension PDF of a STEM Earthquake Simulation Challenge.

The real reason the Second Amendment was ratified, and why it says "State" instead of "Country" was to preserve the Slave Patrol Militias in the Southern States, which was necessary to get Virginia's vote. In the Beginning, there were the Militias. In the South, they were also called the "Slave Patrols," and they were regulated by the states.

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The most racist places in America, according to Google

The most racist places in America, according to Google - Interestingly, on the map above the most concentrated cluster of racist searches happened not in the South, but rather along the spine of the Appalachians running from Georgia all the way up to New York and southern Vermont. The Washington Post

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. Fantastic book about science, race, and the civil rights movement.