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By Chris Abani
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The Stonewall riots of 1969 have been mythologized almost beyond recognition, writes LGBTQ historian Michael Bronski. But it’s safe to say, “something extraordinary happened.”
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Among the many landmarks of the turbulent decade of the 1960s, few have achieved the fame and symbolic resonance of events that began as a fairly routine example of police harassment on a hot June night in 1969.
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