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Over 70 Years Ago, The U.S. Made A Horrible Decision. A Powerful Animation Remembers That.

A little over 70 years ago, the U.S. made a sickening decision to place tens of thousands of its citizens in wartime internment camps. The animated short below has a very simple story line, but the history and the power of the message it conveys are immense.

Looks like this video has been taken down. Dang! But whatcha gonna do? Well, there's always this amazing (and completely related!) video about Japanese internment camps: http://u.pw/1pXmoUq Sorry for the inconvenience, folks!

via Lady A / Twitter and Whittlz / Flickr

In one of the most glaringly hypocritical moves in recent history, the band formerly known as Lady Antebellum is suing black blues singer Anita "Lady A" White, to use her stage name she's performed under for over three decades.

Lady Antebellum announced it had changed its name to Lady A on June 11 as part of its commitment to "examining our individual and collective impact and marking the necessary changes to practice antiracism."

Antebellum refers to an era in the American south before the civil war when black people were held as slaves.

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