High-Schoolers Get Face Time with Extremists in Class

These social studies teachers invite members of extreme political groups —including the National Socialist Movement, the Weather Underground and the Revolutionary Communists — into their classroom each semester.

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WORTHINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The recent videotaped encounter at the Lincoln Memorial left many wondering about the state of reasoned political discourse in the country, or if it exists at all in a hyperpartisan era of red “Make America Great Again” hats versus pink women’s march caps. In a video from Jan. 18, a group of boys from Kentucky’s Covington Catholic High School, a Native American activist and a cluster of Black Hebrew Israelites faced…

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