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Finding Traces of Harriet Tubman on Maryland’s Eastern Shore

Of the many feats Harriet Tubman accomplished, none awe me more as an historian than the estimated 13 trips she…

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New Yorkers Honor a Black Village That Once Thrived in Central Park

Before the Civil War, a predominantly Black community flourished in Seneca Village, on the land that is now Central Park.…

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A Businessman Is Acquitted in a Georgetown Admissions Trial

A wealthy businessman accused of bribing his daughter’s way into Georgetown University as a tennis player was acquitted on all…

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Two U.S. veterans fighting in Ukraine have gone missing, family members say.

Alex Drueke in Tuscaloosa, Ala., in March, before he left for Ukraine.Credit...Lois Drueke, via ReutersA photo of Andy Tai Ngoc…

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Lauren Halsey Sees the Future

Growing up on the east side of South Central Los Angeles, Lauren Halsey made worlds appear on her bedroom walls.…

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For Nikki Walton, Writing About Hair Was Just Step 1

In 2013, Nikki Walton had a thriving website, a best-selling book and a schedule packed with promotional events and appearances…

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What Do We Want From Our Next New York?

Listen to This Article Audio Recording by AudmTo hear more audio stories from publications like The New York Times, download…

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What Should I Do About a Friend’s Racist Figurines?

I have been friends for years with someone on the opposite end of the political spectrum. He is conservative, and…

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Baz Luhrmann Is Ready for Rhinestones, Cadillacs, Dr. Feelgood and a Svengali

Baz Luhrmann dreams big. In a streaming world where, as Norma Desmond predicted, the movies get smaller, the Australian director…

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Jeffries Fights New York District Maps: ‘Enough to Make Jim Crow Blush’

Representative Hakeem Jeffries, the second-highest-ranking Black lawmaker in Congress, has launched an aggressive effort to discredit a proposed ...

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