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Kelly Lytle Hernández is Associate Professor of History and Black Studies at UCLA. Her book Migra! explores the untold history of the U.S. Border Patrol.
Throughout the twentieth century, bipartisan consensus was that black youth were latent criminals in need of abundant policing.
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