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Coded Geographies: The Green Book | Lost L.A.

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The Negro Travelers' Green Book exposes Los Angeles as a place of coded segregation and resistance. Explore the challenges African Americans faced in the Jim Crow era and how they adapted to resist that adversity.

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Coded Geographies: South Central Civic Action | Lost L.A.

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Between the 1920s and 1950s, black intellectuals, politicians, athletes, artists and musicians from around the country flocked to South Central Los Angeles, and although it was a refuge, it was not free from oppression. Students will create a poster and examine documents to see what shaped the area.

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Beach Culture | Lost L.A.

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One of California's great international exports has been its beach culture. However, the beach was a place that was often unwelcoming to some on the basis of race.

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Brett Kavanaugh, U.S. Supreme Court Nominee under Fire | Supreme Revenge

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Discover how Brett Kavanaugh was confirmed as a U.S. Supreme Court Justice despite compelling testimony from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford about an alleged decades-old sexual assault in these videos excerpted from Supreme Revenge | FRONTLINE.

The Poll Dance | We The Voters

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Election polls make new predictions every day. Should you pay attention? Clare Malone and Harry Enten offer a guide to polling that will help you tell the good polls from the bad. Use this video along with the lesson plan "Polling Pitfalls" to help students understand and investigate opinion polls. Humor in this film's title may not be appropriate for younger audiences.

Reading at Work | Workplace Essential Skills

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In any job, being able to read and understand information helps employees succeed. In the transportation and logistics industries, workers read contracts, schedules, and industry information.

The Writing Process in IT | Workplace Essential Skills

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People in the information technology industry write for work for many reasons — to communicate with customers or supervisors, to document something that has been done or needs to be done, to promote the company and to share important information. To achieve those purposes effectively, it helps to have a strong writing process.

Reading Reference Materials | Workplace Essential Skills

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Work manuals are some of the most important items you are likely to read on the job. Employees in the transportation and logistics industries read manuals and other reference items to learn procedures and look up information they need to know to be successful on the job.

The Writing Process in Construction | Workplace Essential Skills

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In the construction industry, written communication may be used to document things that happened or need to happen, make orders, and ask and answer questions. To write effective messages, follow a proven process for writing.

Adding and Subtracting | Workplace Essential Skills

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Nearly every job requires some skill with basic mathematical operations. In the construction industry, being able to make calculations like adding and subtracting is an important part of many jobs.

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