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When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, cars, and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation.

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Inside Higher Ed

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Student activists call the Founding Father a racist and rapist and demand campus statues be removed.


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