This LibGuide is for the benefit of students, staff, and faculty seeking recommended resources, tools, and titles to support learning and instruction on contemporary topics, current events, and controversial issues.
|Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. "Obamacare")||Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA & "Dreamers")||President Trump's Border Wall|
|Flint, MI Water Crisis||Black Lives Matter Movement||#MeToo Movement|
|Government Surveillance & Digital Privacy Rights||The Open Access Movement||Mass Shootings|
|Syrian Civil War||The Anti-vaccination Movement||Transgender Rights|
|Marijuana Legalization||Net Neutrality and the FCC||Mortality Rates for Black Mothers & Infants|
|Ideological Extremism||Antifa Movement||Clergy & Sexual Abuse|
|Standardized Testing||Title IX and VAWA||U.S. Veteran Health|
|The Future of HBCUs||Police Brutality||Fake News & Viral Misinformation|
|Charter schools||U.S. employers and outsourced labor||homeopathy|
|Library Neutrality||The Alt-right||STEM vs. STEAM|
|Socialism vs. Capitalism||Income Inequality||U.S. gun reform|
|Online Trolls & Internet Misogyny||Gender wage gap||Hacktivism|
Librarians and educators are welcome to direct students to this guide and utilize the topic ideas list. If you have any suggestions, feedback, requests, or questions, please don't hesitate to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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