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Fitisemanu v. U.S. sought to challenge the racist Insular Cases, which treat inhabitants of U.S. territories differently from citizens of the 50 states and D.C.
Biden promised to root out systemic racism, but his Justice Department still relies on the Insular Cases in court to deny rights to Americans.
Women from Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands will likely have to travel farther than other Americans to terminate a pregnancy Roe v Wade is overturned.
A petition by 3 American Samoans calls on the court to overturn the 100-year-old Insular Cases that deemed people in newly acquired territories as "uncivilized."
Residents of Puerto Rico and other U.S. territories have been denied equal rights, including the right to vote, because they were considered “uncivilized race[s].”
Nathan Crumpton braved freezing temperatures to wave the flag for American Samoa to kick off the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
The U.S. territory's first case was of a resident who returned from Hawaii this week, said health officials.
The new coin is the wholesome news people have been craving after a rough start to 2020.
A U.S. district judge in Utah said it was unconstitutional for people born in American Samoa to be considered U.S. “nationals” and not citizens with full rights.