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Fortnite’s Civil Rights Movement Inclusion Was Well-Intentioned But Messy

Source: IGN

Is a popular video game an appropriate venue for teaching young people about the Civil Rights movement? Click here to find out what happened when Martin Luther King, Jr’s “I Have a Dream” speech was featured in Fortnite.

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What We Owe Each Other

Source: International Monetary Fund

A social contract is an implied agreement among the people of a society about the rules that define their government. The author of this piece believes it’s time to establish new social contracts to replace systems that aren’t working well anymore.

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What the ‘Lyme wars’ can teach us about COVID-19 and how to find common ground in the school reopening debate

Source: The Conversation

Lyme disease, which people get from tick bites, is a subject of controversy in the medical field. What can we learn from this controversy that might help people deal with disagreements about COVID-19 and reopening schools?