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Why we teach about the Constitution

By Desiree Willis & J.T. Andrews On Monday, September 16, 2019 8:51:00 PM
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Propaganda, misinformation and fake news are abundant in today’s world. A few minutes on social media shows most Americans are lacking knowledge of basic rights and privileges. We see folks bemoaning their freedom of speech, demanding rights to impose their religious views on others, claiming their unfettered right to gun ownership and opining that police killing black men at rates 2.5 times more than white men is the fault of the young black men for not following orders. What rights are we given by our constitution and how does this document written more than 200 years ago apply to us today?