Workers pick onions on a Vidalia onion farm in Lyons, Ga. Farmers are concerned that the state's new legislation meant to bar illegal immigrants from the workforce will scare away migrant laborers.
In his career, Manning Marable wrote about the struggle for equal rights — and especially the life of Malcolm X. In this file photo from 2001, he posed at his Columbia University office in New York.
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An oil drilling rig is seen near Ray, N.D., last September. The well is being drilled into the Bakken Formation, one of the largest contiguous deposits of oil and natural gas in the United States.
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A woman walks by a "Help Wanted" sign taped to the window of a restaurant in San Francisco. Some employers are refusing to consider hiring anyone who doesn't already have a job, leading to increased scrutiny by the EEOC.
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Ras Lanuf, March 11: Lynsey Addario and Tyler Hicks of The New York Times (center left and right) stand on the side of a road in Libya with Yuri Kosyrev of Time magazine and freelancer Nicki Sobecki. Four days later, Addario and Hicks were taken captive along with Times journalists Anthony Shadid and Stephen Farrell.
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