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“The Rock and the River”

The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon 1968: Racial tensions are escalating in cities across America, including fourteen-year-old Sam’s hometown of Chicago. The struggle for racial equality has even divided Sam’s own family—his father is a civil rights activist, … Continue reading

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