Extraordinary Stories of Ordinary Life

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Shirley Chisholm

50 yrs ago, Shirley Chisholm was the first woman of color in Congress. She too was told to “go back from where you came from.”

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Remembering Robben Island

Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada served more than 2 decades in prison alongside Nelson Mandela. Kathrada died this week, at the age of 87.

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The Vietnam Tapes of Michael A. Baronowski

In 1966, a young Marine took a reel-to-reel tape recorder with him into the Vietnam War.

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