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    Gentrification is Erasing Black Cemeteries And, Negro history

    Local activists are fighting to save Boyd Carter cemetery, a historic black burial ground in West Virginia in the path of a pipeline Black burial sites are struggling for survival. Such struggles should be interpreted as elemental battles over the meaning, matter, and worth of black life, history, and memory. Take the Boyd Carter cemetery […] More

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    Greenwood and the Tulsa Race Riots

    In the early 1900s, Greenwood was home to a thriving, independent “Black Wall Street” until the violence of the Tulsa Race Riots changed the community’s legacy forever. Between the 1870″s and the beginning of world war I, black pioneers settled more than 100 all black towns in the west each with the goal of economic […] More

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    Racist Who Dragged Black Man Behind Truck Will be Executed This Week

    White supremacist John William King is to be executed Wednesday night for the brutal murder of John Byrd Jr. JASPER, Texas (AP) – A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the […] More

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    The 2020 US Election Race Is Reigniting The Centuries-Old Debate Over Reparations

    Senator Kamala Harris said she’s in favor of reparations for African Americans whose ancestors were enslaved. Senator Cory Booker has advocated for baby bonds to help eliminate the wealth gap between black children and white children. Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julián Castro told us he supports the bonds, too. All of those politicians are running for president. And for […] More

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    Why White America Worships And Honours Albert Pike

    Founder of the Ku Klux Klan Statue Stands in the Middle of Washington, D.C., in Judiciary Square At the University of Texas in Austin, they’re removing from public view the statue of the late Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederacy during the historic War Between the States. In Memphis, they’re actually uprooting and moving the […] More

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    Sounds About White: US Government Paid Reparations For Italian Americans Who Were Lynched

    More than 4,700 people-mostly African-American-were lynched between the years 1882 and 1968. The federal government reportedly paid reparations more than a century ago to family members of Italian immigrants who were lynched in New Orleans while Black families are still demanding justice. New Orleans plans to issue a proclamation on April 12 apologizing for the […] More

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    BLACK HAIR Can We Live? California Becomes the Latest to Propose a Bill to End Hair Discrimination

    Who’d think wearing a natural hairstyle would be as loaded as legalizing marijuana? Oh, wait. Marijuana is already legal in California—as is discriminating against people because of their chosen hairstyle; at least currently. It’s an issue lawmakers are now trying to address via proposed bill SB 188, otherwise known as the “Crown Act.” The so-called […] More

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