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Current Event December 14, 2014

Protests Now and in the Past


The grand jury decision not to indict the white New York City police officer responsible for the chokehold death of Eric Garner during an arrest, has led to protests across the country. From die-ins that block traffic to shutting down shopping malls, these efforts require organization, passion and a high degree of communication. This public radio story looks at how today’s social actions are organized and what they’ve learned from the civil rights movement.

US History II Civics/Government Race Civil RIghts

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AIR DATE: 12/05/2014


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