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Content warning: newspaper articles are presented for historical context and may contain racist or offensive language and ideas.
Questions to consider as you read these articles:
- Who is the author?
- What information is the author sharing?
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- What is the author's purpose in sharing this information?
- Who is the intended audience?
- Whose perspective is excluded?
1968 - Poor People's March on Washington
1980 - Rep. Al Edwards and Juneteenth as a Texas State Holiday