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    An author of sci-fi thrillers reflects on distrust of science.

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    The "Kidnapping Club" That Terrorized African Americans in 19th Century New York

    On a Saturday in March 1834, seven-year-old Henry Scott sat at his desk in the African Free School on Duane Street in Manhattan,...

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