Friday (May 17) marks the 65th anniversary of the Supreme Court decision that declared segregation in public schools unconstitutional. Use this lesson to compare news coverage of Brown v. Board of Education. https://bit.ly/2WczhWk
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Asset-Limited, Income-Constrained, Employed. ALICE families are working hard, but still aren’t able to afford the basic necessities. 36% of Allegan County residents fall below the ALICE threshold.
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#tdih The Sedition Act of 1918 was enacted to extend the Espionage Act of 1917. The Sedition Act covered a broader range of offenses, notably speech and the expression of opinion that cast the government or the war effort in a negative light or interfered with the sale of government bonds.
Among those arrested under the act, Eugene Debs and Marie Equi.
Read more below and listen to a reading of Debs’ infamous Canton, Ohio speech.
May 16, 1918: The Sedition Act of 1918 Enacted