Databases are searchable collections of reliable, vetted resources, like magazines, academic journals, newspapers, and encyclopedias. We pay for access to these resources through subscriptions--like Netflix, but for articles!
The databases listed below are the best databases for your class.
Below are helpful topic pages for each topic:
Language: Do Words Matter?
Free Speech: Endangered on Campus?
A College Education: How Valuable is It?
Race: Does it Still Matter?
Diversity and Identity: How Well is American Immigration Working?
Guns: Can the Second Amendment Survive?
Prisons, Police, and Punishment: Is Our Criminal Justice System Broken?
Marriage: What Does it Mean Today?
The Climate Crisis: Have We Reached the Point of No Return?