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This is Wilma: Read the Story of Wilma Rudolph

August 16, 2020

Wilma Rudolph was born in 1940. The 20th of 22 children, she arrived prematurely, weighing only four and a half pounds. Many people in her small town in Tennessee didn’t think such a tiny baby would live to see her…


This is Billie Jean: Read the Story of Billie Jean King

August 16, 2020

Billie Jean Moffitt was born in Long Beach, California, on November 22, 1943. Her whole family was athletic. Her mother swam and her father played basketball. At a time when few dads encouraged their daughters to play sports, Billie Jean’s…


Education Update

August 5, 2020

“The COVID-19 pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education ever,” said António Guterres on Tuesday. Guterres is secretary-general of the United Nations (U.N.). In a video message to the world, he spoke of schools closed in more than…

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In Memory

July 23, 2020

Congressman John Lewis affected people from all walks of life. Many saw him as an inspirational leader. After the news of Lewis’s death, there was an outpouring of tributes to him from public figures. Common themes include his courage, kindness,…


Sharing Stories

June 29, 2020

What first comes to mind when you think of a writer? Perhaps it’s your favorite author or someone who works for a newspaper or magazine. But writers work on all sorts of things. They help create the games we play…


Malala Graduates

June 22, 2020

When Malala Yousafzai was 11 years old, she spoke out against the Taliban, an extremist group that does not believe in a girl’s right to education. Last week, at 22 years old, she graduated from Oxford University, in England. Yousafzai…

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Treasure Hunt

June 9, 2020

For years, thousands have traveled to the Rocky Mountains in search of hidden treasure. Adventurers were on the hunt for a bronze chest. It was said to be filled with diamonds, rubies, emeralds, and gold. On June 6, news broke…

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Protests Continue

June 8, 2020

People around the world are continuing to attend mass protests. They are speaking out against racism and the treatment of black people by law enforcement. Demonstrations started on May 26, the day after a police officer in Minneapolis, Minnesota, killed…


Hometown Heroes

June 2, 2020

TIME for Kids has written about people taking heroic steps to help one another during the COVID-19 pandemic. We’ve also asked readers to tell us about whom they’d like to acknowledge during this time. Here, 10 young people illustrate and…

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Protesters Call for Justice

June 1, 2020

Protesters have taken to the streets across the country and around the world. They are expressing their anger about the treatment of black people by law enforcement. On May 25, in Minneapolis, Minnesota, a man named George Floyd was killed…