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America's Third Reconstruction Is Happening Now

America's Third Reconstruction Is Happening Now
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The right's obsession with the 1619 Project reflects a much bigger conflict, writes Peniel Joseph. America in 2020 is on the brink of a moral precipice more than a century in the making, Joseph says; this year of plague, protest and violence has hastened America's political reckoning with aspects of White supremacy that have narrated myths about our nation's collective past.

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