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Unlike Veterans Day, when we honor all who have served, Memorial Day is when Americans honor persons who have died while serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.

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Some have suggested raising the ship and putting it in a museum. Others want it to become the centerpiece of a national memorial to the slave trade.

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Harriet Tubman (Photo Courtesy: Wikimedia Commons) 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday the redesign of the $20 bill to feature 19th century abolitionist leader Harriet Tubman has been delayed

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West Point remains mostly White and mostly male. The 34 women comprise a thin slice of the roughly 1,000 cadets in the Class of 2019. Sometimes, they're the only women of color in a classroom.

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Arizona has banned prisoners from reading a book that discusses the impact of the criminal justice system on Black men

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Pete Buttigieg speaks during a FOX News Channel town hall moderated by Chris Wallace, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Claremont, N.H. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill) 

Bernie Sanders drew his largest TV town hall audience of the primary season, nearly 2.6 million, when he appeared on Fox News last month.

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A small group of inmates, disproportionately Black, are set to stay in Washington state prisons for life — left out of the latest in a multi-year wave of reforms easing tough-on-crime "three strikes" laws

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The foundation offers national and international support to women, men and youth around the globe

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Julianne Malveaux is an author and economist 

Sixty-five years ago, the Supreme Court tackled the issue of segregation in our nation’s school systems. The Brown v. Board of education decision changed the law, but not the structure of racial gaps in education.

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Unfortunately for most African Americans, even the most sophisticated planning tools lead to the same result: retirement has fast become a pie-in-the-sky dream.

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