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Cubans who once feared Trump see him now as their last hope

Like many Afo-Cubans, Eliannes Matos Salazar was inspired by President Barack Obama’s visit to the island and call for change and equality. But that was before Jan. 12, when, Matos said, Obama ripped her from her husband – who was allowed into the U.S. minutes before she was turned away – and ended her American dream. Now she’s praying for an unlikely miracle from Trump.

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Winthrop women marching on Washington will ‘demand better respect’ from Trump

Around 50 Winthrop students, faculty or local citizens will travel to Washington, D.C. this weekend to take part in the Women’s March on Washington. They’re expected to join 200,000 women across the nation Saturday who are hoping to send a message about women’s right, reproductive rights, LGBTQIA rights and more following Friday’s inauguration of President-elect Donald Trump.