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Study: Minnesota among states to get 'F' in civil rights education

The study found that most students learn two people and four words -- Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and 'I have a dream.'
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The study found that most students learn two people and four words -- Rosa Parks, Martin Luther King, and 'I have a dream.'

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