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The Restoration of a Mural Is the Resurrection of Lost History
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Noni Olabisi’s painting "To Protect and Serve"—perhaps the most controversial mural in Los Angeles in the past 80 years—features a positive depiction of the Black Panther Party and its contributions to the African-American community. Such information about the party's constructive role is nowhere to be found in school textbooks.

House Keys, Not Handcuffs
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A new book asks its readers to understand that the homeless in America need homes and serious social and public health services, not arrests, prosecution, police harassment and the continuing criminalization of the poor.

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