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2021 has been one major news development after another, dominating feeds and giving us yet another scenario to process. As the year winds down and the daily pace slows a bit, the downtime provides an opportunity for some reading and viewing time.

The USA Today Network’s Atlantic Region How We Live team has put together a selection of books, broadcast programming and articles that inform your social consciousness — releases that may have gotten overlooked in your shuffle. So kick back, whether you’re chilling on a plane between destinations, bored at the in-laws or simply staying up late because you’re off for the next few days.  


The Kaepernick Effect

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during a preseason game in 2016 to protest racial inequality and police brutality — a move that would negatively impact his career and be used as a political lightning rod by former President Donald Trump.

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