Tag: On this day in history

Coming to America

On this day in 1892, Ellis Island opened and began processing immigrants into the United States. It operated as the nation’s busiest immigrant inspection station from 1892 until 1954. Over 12 million immigrants were processed through Ellis Island. The average processing time was between 3-7 hours. For many immigrants, it was an “Island of Hope” …

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365 Things I Believe: Racism

Racism is still with us.