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Education & Empowerment: The History of HBCUs

Prior to the Civil War, African Americans weren’t allowed to receive an education. The Emancipation Proclamation may have freed the enslaved according to legislation, but truly, African Americans couldn’t achieve equality without education. And that’s where HBCUs came into play.

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Secrets of the Serial Set: The American Flag

This month, HeinOnline continues its Secrets of the Serial Set series with a consideration of the origins and evolution of the American flag. Dive into this exciting and informative monthly blog series from HeinOnline dedicated to unveiling the wealth of American history.

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Tip of the Week: Locating the Statutory Authority of a Regulation

Congress often times will pass a statute and then grant an administrative body or agency the authority to issue rules and regulations based on that law. In today’s Tip of the Week, we’re going to explore how to locate the statutory authority for a regulation using a CFR citation.

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Unpacking the History of American and International Child Rights

What is a child? It may seem like a silly question, but the answer is more nuanced than one might think. Let’s explore how the child has become not only an allegory for innocence and the embodiment of freedom, but also a shining beacon of hope for future generations.

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From Poppies to Painkillers: An Overview of the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Drug overdoses are one of the leading cause of death among Americans under 50. With the opioid crisis rising once again to the forefront of U.S. news given the recent Johnson & Johnson opioid lawsuit, learn about the context of the epidemic and recent U.S. countermeasures with HeinOnline.

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Game of Drones: The Battle for Flight

A drone, more formally known as an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), is an aircraft without a human pilot onboard. UAVs originated in military applications for missions that were dangerous. However, drones are used for more than just military needs, and because of that, regulation issues arise.

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The Flag, the National Anthem, and the First Amendment

Quarterback Colin Kaepernick began kneeling during the national anthem to protest racial injustice. While some people support the protests, others feel it is disrespectful to the flag & the anthem. Let’s take a look at what resources HeinOnline contains in regards to this controversial topic.