President Donald Trump visited the Smithsonian Museum of African American History in Washington, D.C., on February 21, 2017. Along with Dr. Ben Carson and Alveda King, niece of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., President Trump pledged to fight for freedom for all Americans
Conditions have always been bleak for the 2 million people living in the crowded seaside territory of Gaza between Egypt and Israel, but the number of unemployed laborers there has now grown to 250,000, pushing the poverty level to 60 percent.
Attendees take in the sights at the at 114th American International Toy Fair at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City on February 19, 2017. This is largest toy and youth product marketplace in the Western Hemisphere, bringing together more than 1,000 exhibiting manufacturers, distributors, importers and sales agents from around the globe to showcase their toy and entertainment products.
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