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President Trump's "patriotic education" proposal is polarizing, ideologically driven, and inimical to the spirit of interrogation and debate that should animate a history classroom. https://bit.ly/3iKjrKn
Indian police have filed charges against 15 people over Hindu-Muslim riots in the capital, following months of protests against a new citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. https://bit.ly/33Cxbk3
Kweku Mandela, grandson of Nelson Mandela, writes to #NasrinSotoudeh during her hunger strike: “You and your fellow citizens are breathing life into our collective dream for freedom, equality, and justice for all.”