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In 1920, Native Women Sought the Vote. Here’s What’s Next.

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Native women were highly visible in early 20th-century suffrage activism. White suffragists, fascinated by Native matriarchal power, invited Native women to speak at conferences, join...
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‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters’

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As the story is often told, the path to women’s suffrage began ​in Seneca Falls, N.Y.,​ in 1848 and ended with the ratification of the...
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We’re All Hong Kongers Now

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WASHINGTON —  On Thursday, July 30, I fell asleep watching reruns of “Law and Order.” The next morning, I woke up a fugitive. Chinese state...
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Without $600 Weekly Benefit, Unemployed Face Bleak Choices

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When Latrish Oseko lost her job last spring, government aid helped prevent a crisis from becoming a catastrophe. A $1,700 federal stimulus payment meant that...
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U.S. Small Business Bailout Money Flowed to Chinese-Owned Companies

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WASHINGTON — President Trump has blamed China for the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis, but as the White House looks to stabilize small...
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Law to Reduce Crack Cocaine Sentences Leaves Some Imprisoned

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WASHINGTON — Lazelle Maxwell, 48, is nearly 12 years into a 30-year sentence for a nonviolent crack cocaine charge, a penalty exacerbated by previous run-ins with...