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A Fate Worse Than Slavery, Unearthed in Sugar Land Texas

Bodies of sugar cane workers recently discovered in Texas reveal gruesome details about the convict leasing system. The blood-drenched history that gave the city of Sugar Land, Tex., its name showed its face earlier this year, when a school construction … Continue reading

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