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Teamsters Protest the World Trade Organization

Over the course of four hours on November 30, 1999, Seattle witnessed the results of months of organizing by organized labor. As many as 35,000 people filled a football stadium and took over miles of downtown Seattle streets. The event sent an [...]

A Group of "Boat People" Arrive by Plane

This photograph from the Detroit News, December 16, 1978, shows a Vietnamese family arriving in the United States. In the aftermath of the Vietnam War, thousands of refugees fled Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos in search of new lives in the United [...]

Black Residents Plead for Help After Hurricane Katrina (2005)

Hurricane Katrina made landfall on August 28, 2005, causing extensive damage in New Orleans and surrounding areas. City, state, and federal agencies responded slowly and unevenly, leaving around 100,000 New Orleans residents stranded in the flooded [...]

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