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Like much of America, Michigan has a long history of using economic and social leverage to ghettoize its African American citizens, but it als…

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Echoing Eric Garner, the mantra of the modern civil rights movement remains “I can’t breathe,” the last words spoken by Garner and then George…

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The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, its ancestral burial grounds, and its water supply were in the way of the Dakota Access Pipeline, but that didn…

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A land of contradictions from the outset, the United States was founded by slave owners who spoke passionately and eloquently about liberty, f…

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The March from Selma to Montgomery took place in Alabama, as did the bombing of the 16th Street Baptist Church and some of the most important …

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Far from Alabama and 11 years before Rosa Parks took her stand, a teenager with a white father and Alaska Native mother named Alberta Schenck …

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In 2010, Arizona passed the most restrictive, most sweeping, and—in the eyes of its detractors—most racist immigration law in America. Among o…

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Decades before Cesar Chavez popularized the plight of agricultural laborers in California, a coalition of Mexican and Japanese farmworkers bla…