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Residente Says Hurricane Maria, Debt Crisis Expose Need for Puerto Rican Autonomy

“The United States is just not interested in Puerto Rico.” 

L to R: Kim Foxx and Marilyn Mosby

READ: Can Progressive Prosecutors Lead Criminal Justice Reform?

A new article asks if attorneys who are paid to put people in jail can help fix a system that disproportionately locks away Black and Latinx people.

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READ: How the Civil War Enabled Native Genocide in the Old West

A new article from The Nation explores the connection between the war and mid-1800s U.S. government campaigns against Indigenous peoples.

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Athletes, Activists and Allies Issue 'Statement of Solidarity' With Michael Bennett

“Michael Bennett has been sitting during the anthem precisely to raise these issues of racist injustice that are now an intimate part of his life. Now we stand with him.”

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READ: Suman Raghunathan on 9/11, Racism and 'Toxic Patriotism'

From the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together: “This September 11, I will remember that this is the true patriotism—working with our communities to protect each other, and in doing so, to form a more perfect union.”

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READ: How Public Schools Fail Native Students

The Nation explores how underfunding, disproportionate punishment and inferior instruction push Native American students out of classrooms.

Watch Live: Isabel Wilkerson, Patricia Williams Talk Race in America

Panel also features Mychal Denzel Smith and Darryl Pinckney.