The Forgotten Girls Who Led the School-Desegregation Movement | The Atlantic Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

Before the 9-year-old Linda Brown became the lead plaintiff in Brown v. Board of Education, a generation of black girls and teens led the charge against the “separate but equal” doctrine in public schools.

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Emmett Till’s Cousin On Reopening Of Case: ‘An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told’ | NPR "It's unfortunate that people have moved through their age and have had the ability to live their lives fully without coming forward or being held accountable."

“It’s unfortunate that people have moved through their age and have had the ability to live their lives fully without coming forward or being held accountable.”

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Milwaukee to Pay $3.4M For Willfully Targeting Black Residents Over Several Years with Stop-and-Frisk | Atlanta Black Star The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling.

The settlement calls for the department to document every time they stop and frisk someone and explain the reason why. They’ll also have to collect demographic information on the stops. Officers will also receive training, monitoring, and supervision on racial profiling.

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Black Women Are Suffering In Silence From Arab Abuse | Atlanta Black Star Arab racism against people of African descent goes back to the days of slavery and continues to the present, with African women facing dual oppression as women and as Black people.

Arab racism against people of African descent goes back to the days of slavery and continues to the present, with African women facing dual oppression as women and as Black people.

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Black men got the right to vote in 1870. This ex-slave’s son was the 1st to cast a ballot. | NJ.Com The election was a vote on whether to revise the existing charter of the town or to abandon it in favor of creating a new township. Peterson voted to revise the charter, which won 230 votes to 63.

The election was a vote on whether to revise the existing charter of the town or to abandon it in favor of creating a new township. Peterson voted to revise the charter, which won 230 votes to 63.

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The Second City of Black America | Los Angeles Review of Books Most of the greatest black American artists, intellectuals, and businesspeople of the midcentury came from places like the Hill, Watts in Los Angeles, Bronzeville in Chicago, and, above all, New York City’s Harlem.

Most of the greatest black American artists, intellectuals, and businesspeople of the midcentury came from places like the Hill, Watts in Los Angeles, Bronzeville in Chicago, and, above all, New York City’s Harlem.

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Day First Woman to Earn Computer Science Ph.D. at N.C. A&T | North Carolina A&T University Day, received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Winston-Salem State University, where Elva Jones, one of the first black women to earn a doctorate in computer science, mentored her.

Day, received her bachelor’s degree in computer science from Winston-Salem State University, where Elva Jones, one of the first black women to earn a doctorate in computer science, mentored her.

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