Protesters of the Dakota Access pipeline spent the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017, preparing to leave their camp before an afternoon deadline to clear out. They prayed and set fire to a handful of wooden structures as part of a departure ceremony. A massive cleanup effort has been underway for weeks, first by protesters. Now the Army Corps of Engineers is moving in to remove debris left from several months of occupancy, citing the fear of upcoming floods.
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Newly released reel-to-reel tapes from Tuskegee University Libraries includes speeches by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at a Tuskegee Civic Association meeting in July of 1957. The collection includes a number of recordings dating back to the 1950s that were transferred from two sides of a 7-inch reel-to-reel tape preserved in the Tuskegee University Archives' TCA audio collection. "It is for the whole world," said Tuskegee archivist Dana Chandler. "We want people to hear it, and comment on it, and write their papers on it, and publish their articles on it in books."