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Britain voted to leave the EU leaving Europe shocked. Look back at the history of this region. 

Analyzing the Elections

Why do we host elections in the U.S.? Take a closer look at the institutions and procedures that underpin the election process.

Poetry Everywhere

Listen to poet Lucille Clifton explore themes of identity and race in her poem “won’t you celebrate with me.” 

This Day in History

Last July, an activist illegally removed the Confederate flag from the South Carolina state Capitol. Learn about the origins of this flag and why it is such a source of controversy.

Icons and Trailblazers

American educator and author Hellen Keller was born on this day in 1880. Learn about the history of those who identify themselves as Deaf and communicate using sign language.

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