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Social Issues

There are 8 videos in this category and 21 videos in 3 subcategories.

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Ages: 11 - 18
Tavi Gevinson: Still Figuring it Out
From YouTube, produced by TEDxTeen
This is a motivational video for young people and features how Tavi Gevinson who writes about the concerns of teenage girls though her publications and website. This lecture shows students what they can do if they follow through with their concerns a... [more]
June 29, 2012 at 12:00 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
The Roaring Twenties and Women's Rights
From howstuffworks.com
A short video that shows what some women were like in the 1920s. Good footage, but very short. This is part of a series and so teachers might want to play them all to get a better picture of this time period.
October 3, 2010 at 11:16 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
Sociology: What is Ethnocentrism?
From YouTube, produced by studio4learning
This is a short video (01:22) about our propensity to judge others by the standard of one's own culture. The video gives an example using an Southeastern Asian standard.
June 26, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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Ages: 10 - 18
NBC Nightly News (03-09-09) Tent Cities of Homeless Springing Up In Bad Times
From YouTube, produced by NBC News
In Sacramento, California, tent cities populated by the recently homeless have begun springing up, as they have across the United States.
February 8, 2011 at 01:18 AM
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Ages: 9 - 18
The Assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.
From 5min, produced by 5min.com
Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination - In this video, learn about the assassination of the American Civil Rights leader, Martin Luther King Jr, that took place at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis. Run time 02:27
November 28, 2010 at 07:31 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
History of Homelessness
From YouTube, produced by Praxis Housing, NY
John Foran, Praxis Housing CEO delivers a speech about the History of homelessness during a fund raiser at the West Point Club.
February 8, 2011 at 01:36 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
History of Terrorism
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This video explains how Muslim backed terrorists attacked Israel and the United States. This video also has a debate as to why  people use religion or martyrdom as excuses to kill innocents. A good video to discuss if there is any reason for terroris... [more]
December 5, 2010 at 12:03 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
2007 Stark Report On Homelessness (CBS News)
From YouTube, produced by CBS News
2007 government study finds that there are many more homeless people than beds in shelters, and even that number may be an underestimate.
February 8, 2011 at 01:13 AM
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