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Harriet Tubman Showing Up on $20 Bills Thanks to New York-Based Designer - The Root

Harriet Tubman Showing Up on $20 Bills Thanks to New York-Based Designer  The Root

According to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, $20 bills featuring Harriet Tubman's likeness won't appear in circulation until 2028, years after Trump leaves ...

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As Opioids Fuel Growing Female Prison Population, Ohio Tries Alternative Treatment - NPR

As Opioids Fuel Growing Female Prison Population, Ohio Tries Alternative Treatment  NPR

Ohio's growing female prison population can be tied to drugs and addiction. Officials want to stop the cycle. One program helps women get at the root of their ...

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Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered In Alabama - The Root

Last Known U.S. Slave Ship, the Clotilda, Said to Have Been Discovered In Alabama  The Root

On Wednesday researchers announced they've located the remains of the last known ship known to bring enslaved Africans to what we now call The United ...

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See Dana Carvey Run Through ‘Sound of Trump’ Impressions on ‘Fallon’ - Rolling Stone

See Dana Carvey Run Through ‘Sound of Trump’ Impressions on ‘Fallon’  Rolling Stone

Dana Carvey mimicked the many sounds of Donald Trump in an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon on Friday night. While the former Saturday ...

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A Federal Judge in California Temporarily Blocked Trump’s Border Wall Funds - The Root

A Federal Judge in California Temporarily Blocked Trump’s Border Wall Funds  The Root

On Friday, a federal judge in California temporarily blocked Donald Trump's invalid administration, preventing the transfer of $1 billion in Defense Department ...

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The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season - The Root

The Official Rules for the 2019 Cookout Season  The Root

As the opening day to Cookout Season 2019 approaches, it is the responsibility of the Black Legislative American Cookout Council (BLACC) to keep our ...

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A Different Kind Of Story About Slavery In 'The Confessions Of Frannie Langton' - NPR

A Different Kind Of Story About Slavery In 'The Confessions Of Frannie Langton'  NPR

Debut novelist Sara Collins wanted to explore the roots of scientific racism and produced the Gothic novel The Confessions of Frannie Langton.

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Flooding can drown trees as well as shorelines - North Country Public Radio

Flooding can drown trees as well as shorelines  North Country Public Radio

May 25, 2019 —. As a teenager, my son had a saying, whether original or borrowed I don't know (the saying, that is), which went something like “All things in ...

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