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Freeway construction destroyed and divided Black communities across the United States, amplifying the effects of systemic racism that are still felt today. With photographs, maps, oral histories and archival documents, Human Toll: A Public History of 35W explores community resistance and resilience in South Minneapolis.

Human Toll was researched and developed over a period of two years by a team of South Minneapolis community members and advisers working in collaboration with students and faculty of the University of Minnesota Heritage Studies and Public History Program.

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