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Teachers to Game Makers: Slavery’s Not for Fun

It probably seemed like a good idea at the time: Help bring American slavery—one of the most inhumane chapters in our history—to life through responsive, gamified technology, particularly in an era where students are growing up with smartphones, racially integrated schools, and an African American president. Critics say the game, Mission U.S.: Flight to Freedom, sanitizes the brutal institution …

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Teachers to Game Makers: Slavery’s Not for Fun

Weather still has prep basketball tournaments up in the air

The winter blast that slammed Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee threw this week’s high school basketball tournament schedules into disarray.With more ugly weather likely in the offing — including projected sub-zero temperatures by Thursday — the outlook for getting bracket play under way and on track this week is tentative at best.“It all depends on the cooperation of Mother Nature …

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Weather still has prep basketball tournaments up in the air