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A defiant movement led by women of color fights to transform politics from the ground up.
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Asma Jama was assaulted in a Minnesota Applebee’s for speaking Swahili. The attacker’s sister reached out to Asma to support her. They met for the first time to have this StoryCorps conversation.
Judge Olly Neal grew up in Arkansas during the ’50s and didn’t care much for high school. One day he wandered into the library, where he came across a book by African-American author Frank Yerby.…
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- Sierra Pettengill