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Why America is wrestling with Confederate monuments

How should Americans remember the past and confront the deep wounds of slavery? The events of recent weeks have intensified a national conversation about Confederate monuments, with calls to remove them from public spaces. William Brangham talks to Peniel Joseph…

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Artist Ryan Mendoza gives an interview in front of Rosa Parks' house on his property in Berlin on April 11. Photo by Oliver Barth/Reuters
Rosa Parks’ house may be returned to U.S. from Germany

BERLIN — Section by section, American artist Ryan Mendoza painstakingly disassembled the small wood-frame home of civil rights icon Rosa Parks after learning that the struggling city of Detroit was going to have it demolished.

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