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World Cup Is a Win for American Soccer Despite U.S. Loss

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America's exciting run in the World Cup may be over, but it has generated a new level of interest in the future of the U.S. team and in the sport itself. Take a look back with this PBS NewsHour video and educational resource from July 3, 2014.

Nasal Spray May Be Lifesaver for Snake Bite Victims

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Snakes! Show your students how applied science works with this PBS NewsHour story on treating snake bites from June 19, 2014. Although snake bites are rarely fatal in the United States, every year about 100,000 people die worldwide after being bitten by venomous snakes. A California doctor has developed a nasal spray treatment that halts paralysis before they reach a hospital.

Mourners Remember Victims Following Orlando Tragedy | PBS NewsHour

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Learn how mourners are remembering the victims following the Orlando tragedy with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from June 13, 2016.

Tough Love | Desperate Decision

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Patrick talks about why he placed his daughter into Child Care Protection.

The documentary film Tough Love chronicles the separate journeys of Patrick Brown, a single, white father in Seattle, and Hasna "Hannah" Siddique, a newly married Bangladeshi-born mother of two in New York City, as they fight to make their families whole again after their children were taken from them due to neglect. Through intimate, vérité footage, we witness firsthand the complex bureaucracy of America's child welfare system and the powerful role that poverty and other challenges play in keeping parents and children apart.

Q&A | The Great Thanksgiving Listen

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In early 2006, 12-year-old Joshua Littman, who has Asperger’s syndrome, interviewed his mother, Sarah, at StoryCorps. Their one-of-a-kind conversation covered everything from cockroaches to Sarah’s feelings about Joshua as a son.

John and Joe | The Great Thanksgiving Listen

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John Vigiano Sr. is a retired New York City firefighter whose two sons followed him into service—John Jr. was a firefighter, too, and Joe was a police detective. On September 11, 2001, both Vigiano brothers responded to the call from the World Trade Center, and both were killed while saving others. Here, John Sr. remembers his sons and reflects on coping with his tremendous loss.

Clean Streets | The Great Thanksgiving Listen

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Sanitation workers Angelo Bruno and Eddie Nieves worked together for nearly ten years on the same garbage route in Manhattan’s West Village and became fixtures in the community. After 31 years on the job, Angelo retired. At StoryCorps, he talked with Eddie about the unexpected lessons he learned along the way and what he still misses about the job.

Welcome to Canada | Global Oneness Project

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Students watch a 19-minute documentary that tells the story of Mohammed Alsaleh, a young Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada in 2014, who is now counseling newly arrived refugees.

In this lesson, students explore through classroom discussions the themes of cultural displacement, human rights, and resilience. Reflective writing prompts are also included for students to demonstrate their understanding of the story.

Beyond Hatred: The Role of Tolerance in a Democratic Society

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In this clip associated with the Beyond Hatred lesson plan, François's sister narrates what happened when François was killed over a long shot of the park where he was murdered.

Tough Love | The Standard?

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The Family Treatment Court discusses Patrick and the parenting standard to which he should be held.

The documentary film Tough Love chronicles the separate journeys of Patrick Brown, a single, white father in Seattle, and Hasna "Hannah" Siddique, a newly married Bangladeshi-born mother of two in New York City, as they fight to make their families whole again after their children were taken from them due to neglect. Through intimate, vérité footage, we witness firsthand the complex bureaucracy of America's child welfare system and the powerful role that poverty and other challenges play in keeping parents and children apart.

Tough Love | Putting Life Back Together

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Patrick attends Family Treatment Court.

The documentary film Tough Love chronicles the separate journeys of Patrick Brown, a single, white father in Seattle, and Hasna "Hannah" Siddique, a newly married Bangladeshi-born mother of two in New York City, as they fight to make their families whole again after their children were taken from them due to neglect. Through intimate, vérité footage, we witness firsthand the complex bureaucracy of America's child welfare system and the powerful role that poverty and other challenges play in keeping parents and children apart.

James Baldwin

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Learn about James Baldwin, the man, writer, culture critic, and activist, in this video from First Person. In the accompanying activities, students use archival footage, speeches, and passages from his most famous works to learn about the intersectionality that defined and influenced Baldwin’s career.

For more resources like this, see the rest of the Understanding LGBTQ+ Identity: A Toolkit for Educators collection.

Out in the Night - The Second Telling: The News

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This clip focuses on the way various media sources reported the events on the night of the arrest in 2006.

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