A print made in 1890 commemorates the 1863 storming of Morris Island by the 54th Massachusetts Regiment, one of the first all-black units of the Union Army. The men lost that battle, but proved themselves as soldiers.
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A Tunisian man walks through a medina in February. Today, the shops are suffering for lack of tourists. "The tourism is catastrophic in Tunis today," says Said Ayari, who sells handicrafts like traditional pointed leather shoes.
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