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‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ Strikes Again; U.S. Deports Thousands of Haitians from Mexican Border

This week’s roundup of race and racism news

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“Missing White Woman Syndrome”: It’s a term coined by the late journalist Gwen Ifill to describe the way the disappearances of young, attractive White women seem to dominate…




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