Dennis Banks, a leader of the American Indian Movement, burns a government proposal that would have let the AIM occupiers leave Wounded Knee in 1973. The Native American protesters then put the ashes into an envelope and sent it back to the government.
Civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and his wife Coretta Scott King lead a black voting rights march from Selma, Ala., to the state capital in Montgomery in 1965.
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Harvard professor David Williams says, "Much of this discrimination that occurs in the health care context, and in other contexts of society, may not even be intentional."
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Food that met Muslim dietary strictures was once difficult to come by, but the growth of the American Muslim population — and the increase in non-Muslims consuming halal food — has made it much easier to find such offerings in supermarkets like Whole Foods Market.
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