Democracy Dies in Darkness
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Mounting backlogs in the nation's freight system threaten to dash the president’s hopes for a smooth economic recovery with higher prices and spot product shortages.
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Betty Reid Soskin at the Rosie the Riveter World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond, Calif. (Luther Bailey/National Park Service)
The National Park Service paid homage to Rosie the Riveter. But the depiction of a red-bandana-wearing White woman didn’t speak to Betty Reid Soskin’s own experience as a Black woman in segregated America. So she decided to change that, by sharing her story with as many people as possible.
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(Gwenanne Edwards/Library of Congress, Conservation Division)
RetropolisThe Past, Rediscovered
Shortly after the Civil War, a Black convention in Charleston, S.C., produced a petition to Congress with thousands of signatures.
Children enjoy the play garden of Franklin Park in Washington, D.C., (Astrid Riecken for The Post)
The $21 million project involved the removal of dozens of mature trees, the retooling of its central plaza and fountain, and the construction of a pavilion.
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