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“Highway protests prove that the façade of America is fragile. To march on a highway as a means of protest is a kind of declaration of what one is willing to lose in order to achieve their aim.”

Why take to the streets when you could shut down an entire highway? Ray Levy-Uyeda examines the racial history of highway infrastructure and the power of shutting them down during a protest.

“This summer we’ve seen elected officials, and the judges they appoint, stretch every sense of the law to maintain…

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Michelle Legro

Deputy Editor, GEN. Previously an editor for Topic, Longreads, The New Republic, and Lapham’s Quarterly. gen.medium.com