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America’s ‘angriest’ theologian faces lynching tree

James Cone

James Cone’s memoir describes growing up during the Jim Crow era and the righteous anger it inspired in him.

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Jim Crow Museum Of Racist Memorabilia Showcases Segregation-era Artifacts

The Ferris State University library in Big Rapids, Michigan is home to the Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia.

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Tulsa Shootings and the Color of Hate

Dr. Nsenga K. Burton reflects on the global prevalence of racism and anti-Black violence after a shooting in Tulsa.

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Black legislators, past and present, celebrated in Atlanta exhibit

Image of the first black members of Congress

An Atlanta library exhibit teaches about the role Black politicians played in American history even in the face of opposition.

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Room 4 Debate: Do Black Men Care Enough About Sexual Assault?

Two Black men and a Black woman

The way Black men talk about Black women may be indicative of a larger issue surrounding racialized sexism.

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A ‘Hu-Manifesto’ for a Post-Trayvon World

Trayvon Martin

Farai Chideya details the five components of an equitable and free life for everyone, regardless of skin color.

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This Day in Black History

Booker T Washington

Renowned activists Booker T. Washington who was born shortly after slavery’s end spent his life fighting for equal rights.

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The Day That Changed Black America

Martin Luther King, Jr. and Malcolm X

Every April, we have the opportunity to reflect on a great Civil Rights leader and why working toward equality angers so many.

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Sculptor Elizabeth Catlett Sculptor Dies At 96

Elizabeth Catlett

A talented art whose work can be found in museums and the city of New Orleans has passed from natural causes.

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Autism Up Among Kids of Color

Which child would be adopted?

CDC data shows an increased in autism diagnoses for certain youth demographics, including Black and hispanic children.

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