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Advocates call for fair portrayal of human trafficking survivors

The media’s portrayal of human trafficking has often perpetuated the wrong idea of how people are abused and what it means to be a survivor, say advocates and researchers close to the issue. Anne Johnston and Barbara Friedman of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill started researching media coverage of sex trafficking in 2009.

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Hidden history: How NC’s education system overlooks harsh realities of Natives past and present

In February, a stare-down between a Native American man beating a drum and a white teenager in a MAGA hat caused a national stir outside the Lincoln Memorial. Three years ago, President Trump began calling Sen. Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas.”

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