#tdih 1903, African American leaders assembled at the First Baptist Church in Little Rock, Arkansas and demanded the halt of legislative efforts aimed at segregating streetcars. They organized a boycott and “we walk” league.
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The Papadopoulos and Evans families were two of the hundreds of thousands of families who evacuated their Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Both lost their homes in the storm. Today, the white, homeowning family is financially stable, while the black renters are facing bankruptcy. One factor: The Papadopoulos family got more than $130,000 in federal aid. The Evanses got $2,500.
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It’s an increasingly common story in the U.S., where disasters now affect half of counties each year.