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This free resource from ProQuest collects freely available source materials about the African American struggle for civil and human rights in the United States, collected into separate time periods. Pieces include historical newspaper articles, pamphlets, diaries, correspondence and more.
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Anyone who takes the GED test in Arizona also has to pass the Civics test to get their HSE Diploma. Take the practice test offered by the USCIS.
Stay up to date with the current research coming from open-access and other resources about Coronavirus and the pandemic.
The Economist is a global weekly magazine written for those who share an uncommon interest in being well and broadly informed. Each issue explores domestic and international issues, business, finance, current affairs, science, technology and the arts. Available through OverDrive / Libby.
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Find groundbreaking news, analysis, and creative endeavors all in one space in the New Yorker. Available through OverDrive / Libby.
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Keep up-to-date on the news with articles, graphs, and charts all about current events and social issues. Available in EBSCO MasterFILE Complete.