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The Roma’s Long Road to Equality

From Self-Segregation to Institutionalized Racism, Why Bulgaria’s “Gypsies” Have Struggled to Integrate (Image credit: Flickr user Dominic Rivard) To the ill-informed, the word “gypsy” evokes images of tarot cards and nomads wandering on horses through grasslands. But the Roma people (as they’re properly called) have a complex culture that, even today, struggles to earn respect in Eastern [...]