This Day in History

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Scottsboro Nine

March 25, 1931: Scottsboro Nine

Nine young African Americans, were falsely charged with rape and collectively served more than 100 years in prison.
Themes: African American, Democracy & Citizenship, Laws & Citizen Rights
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United States Marine Corps in the Iraq War

March 20, 2003: Iraq War Invasion

It's worth pausing to note how profoundly corporate textbooks mis-educate our students on the years of warfare in Iraq.
Themes: US Foreign Policy, Wars & Related Anti-War Movements, World History/Global Studies
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