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Meet the U.S. students confronting racism, injustice and a pandemic

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(Reuters) – One young woman grew alarmed when she saw Confederate flags pop up around her small town. Another student often quietly knitted to persevere through stress. A Black teenager in the South feared racist violence more than a virus. These students have all faced social and political change over their high school careers. They were freshman when Donald Trump was elected president and after a summer of protests over racism and violence they are graduating under the pandemic’s shadow. Conversations with members of the Class of 2021 open a window on where America – from Maine to California…

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