Behind the Headlines

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World Book Editors break down the news in our Behind the Headlines feature allowing for a deeper understanding of the complex events that shape our world today. Behind the Headlines articles are carefully crafted presenting the latest national and world news, science discoveries, current events and other top stories and are simplified for young readers.

African American History: Montford Point Marines

by | Wednesday, February 8, 2017 |

In honor of Black History Month, today we look at the Montford Point Marines of World War II...

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National Museum of African American History and Culture

by | Tuesday, September 27, 2016 |

On Saturday, September 24, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC)...

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