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Pictures of 2020

December 18, 2020

Without a doubt, 2020 has been a historic year. We have experienced a pandemic, massive wildfires, and the loss of iconic leaders. But the year has also moved people to show gratitude and stand up for what they believe in.…

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A Seat at the Table

December 18, 2020

There’s a new statue in Central Park, in New York City. It marks the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution. In 1920, that amendment gave women the right to vote. The monument features Sojourner Truth,…

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TFK Turns 25

December 18, 2020

This year, TIME for Kids celebrates its 25th birthday. A lot has happened in the last quarter century. Presidents have been elected. Milestones have been reached. Tragedies have struck. People have come together to solve problems. The whole time, TFK…

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This Week in TFK History: Elections

October 16, 2020

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…

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Historic Discovery

October 2, 2020

Archaeologists in Egypt have uncovered 27 wooden coffins that are estimated to have been buried more than 2,500 years ago. They found the coffins inside a pair of wells in an ancient burial ground. Earlier this month, Egypt’s Ministry of…

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Honoring Justice Ginsburg

September 21, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, September 18, in Washington, D.C., at the age of 87. She had served as a United States Supreme Court justice since 1993. Ginsburg was the second woman to be named to the nation’s top…

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In Memory

September 25, 2020

The Tribute in Light memorial shines as the sun rises over New York City on September 12. The lights are from Ground Zero, the former site of the World Trade Center, to honor those who died 19 years ago in…

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8 Questions for Jennifer Eberhardt

September 25, 2020

People are sometimes treated unfairly because of unconscious bias. TFK’s Brian S. McGrath spoke with social psychologist Jennifer Eberhardt about how to recognize bias, and how we might stop it. 1. What is unconscious bias? Bias can be defined as…

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A Podcast of the Past

September 25, 2020

Are you a history buff? Then you’ll love the podcast The Past and the Curious. It features surprising, funny, and inspiring stories about historical figures and events. Recent episodes have covered subjects ranging from the nurse Florence Nightingale to the…

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This Week in TFK History: Monarch Butterflies

September 18, 2020

Time flies! The first issue of TIME for Kids was published in September 1995. That means TFK is turning 25. To honor our 25th anniversary, we’re pulling TFK stories from the archives and highlighting them in this space. Each archival…