Analysis: How ancient homophobic language was used to mislead voters

Washington CNN — A version of this story appeared in CNN’s Race Deconstructed newsletter.To get it in your inbox every week, sign up for free here. Legislators in dozens of mostly Republican-led states have passed or introduced a record number of anti-LGBTQ bills this year, according to a CNN analysis of data collected by the … Read more

Derek Chauvin trial witness writes book to help children cope with trauma

CNN — If she refuses her cousin’s request to walk to the store, Danela Fraser will never make a video of George Floyd’s death, which could help convict Derek Chauvin. Her 9-year-old cousin Judeah Reynolds wanted to buy candy but was too young to walk alone. Reynolds persevered, and Frazier eventually agreed to walk. Reynolds … Read more

The kids are back in the classroom, and this teacher’s mission: Distribute thousands of free books

Cherry Hill, NJ CNN — High school English teacher Larry Abrams has always considered himself a nerd. Growing up, he enjoyed visiting used bookstores and reading books that others loved before him. “I certainly enjoy the transformative experience of reading, going into other worlds, and experiencing other cultures,” Abrams said. Abrams began his teaching career … Read more