What Next

Civil Rights Cold Cases Find Teenage Allies

A student-teacher duo put their curriculum to the test and passed legislation that would help solve civil rights crimes.

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It started as a simple lesson in civil rights and ended as a bill President Donald Trump signed into law. How did a class of New Jersey high school students create a piece of legislation to help solve civil rights crimes?

Guests: Oslene Johnson, former student at Hightstown High School. Stuart Wexler, history teacher at Hightstown High School.

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Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin.