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Civil Rights Institute Cancels Gala Honoring Angela Davis After Outcry From Jewish Community

Photo: Jemal Countess (Getty Images) One of the nation’s most prominent civil rights museums has reneged on its plans to celebrate one of America’s most outspoken freedom fighters, igniting a national controversy after seemingly genuflecting to grumbles from the area’s Jewish community. On Jan. 4, the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute released a weirdly nonspecific statement […]

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