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Nation’s first Black Director of National Parks, 95-year-old Ranger to highlight CBC session

A 95-year-old “Rosie the Riveter” who helped to build ships in World War II and tells her original story at that California park today; a former director of the National Park Service; the current Superintendent of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park; the White House Council on Environmental Quality’s National Parks Youth leader; a national award winning young underwater explorer and a professor of geogr ...

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Federal Courts blunt voter suppression efforts in five states

In the span of 30 days, federal judges have scuttled voter suppression laws in North Carolina, Texas, Wisconsin, Kansas and North Dakota, giving voting rights advocates a few, much-needed victories for the blood and sweat wrought in their court battles and protests since the controversial United States Supreme Court decision in Shelby v. Holder. ...

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