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A helicopter flies over a section of Baltimore affected by riots. Richard Rothstein writes that recent unrest in Baltimore is the legacy of a century of federal, state and local policies designed to "quarantine Baltimore's black population in isolated slums." Patrick Smith/Getty Images hide caption

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Historian Says Don't 'Sanitize' How Our Government Created Ghettos

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George Stinney Jr. appears in an undated police booking photo provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History. A South Carolina judge vacated the conviction of the 14-year-old, who was executed in 1944, saying he didn't receive a fair trial. Landov hide caption

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S.C. Judge Says 1944 Execution Of 14-Year-Old Boy Was Wrong

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Landrieu's Loss Flips Lingering Holdout Of Democrats' 'Solid South'

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