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Burning sugarcane field. (Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia) 

While these burnings have been going on for several years with groups rising up to combat them, a recent lawsuit against the Florida sugar industry has brought it to national light, bringing attention to an issue that has forced residents to take a stand.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 

They're all women of color. Every one of them is an American citizen. And of the four members of the self-styled "squad" duly elected to the House of Representatives, only one was born outside the U.S.

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Buzz Aldrin Jr. poses for a photograph beside the U.S. flag on the moon during the Apollo 11 mission. (Photo: Neil Armstrong/NASA via AP) 

On July 20, 1969, hundreds of millions tuned in as Armstrong and Aldren set foot on the moon

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Hip-hop fan hosted weekly 'Tupac Fridays' and marked his own 65th birthday with Shakur-themed cookies

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In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color

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Esaw Snipes, widow of chokehold victim Eric Garner, wipes her eyes during a news conference outside the U.S. Attorney's office, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019. 

Eric Garner's dying words — "I can't breathe" — became a rallying cry as the nation confronted a long history of police brutality.

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President Donald Trump speaks during a Made in America showcase on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Monday, July 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) 

Even before President Donald Trump's racist tweets toward four Democratic congresswomen of color, Americans considered race relations in the United States to be generally bad.

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(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) 

 Defiant in the face of widespread censure, President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday that his tweets suggesting four Democratic congresswomen of color return to their countries "were NOT Racist."

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In this April 9, 1997, file photo, WBC welterweight champion Pernell Whitaker adjusts his head phones during a news conference in Las Vegas. 

"When I first saw "Pernell Sweet Pea Whitaker" in Training Camp; it was like watching a Cat with boxing gloves," George Foreman said. "Best balance I'd ever seen in a Boxer."

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In this Friday, July 12, 2019, file photo, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-NY., gestures while testifying before the House Oversight Committee 

In a tweet that has since been taken down, Trump said four congresswomen of color should go back to the "broken and crime infested" countries they came from, ignoring the fact that all of the women are American citizens and three were born in the U.S.

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