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The Photographs of Alexander Rivera

The image:  two young men stride through two large open doors.  Each man is carrying a packet of papers.  The men are smiling and seem confident. I had seen this image many times before.  In fact, we have a print … Continue reading

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Historical marker to be placed in Raleigh today to remember a dark chapter in NC history

The Raleigh News & Observer reported yesterday that, “State officials are dedicating a historical marker to remember the forced sterilization program that affected thousands of people in North Carolina.” The North Carolina Highway Historical Marker contains a historical description of … Continue reading

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