People Of Color Are Still Being Locked Out of the Democratic Process | Colorlines A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reinforces what many already know: the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act made it easier for states to discriminate at the voting booth.

A new report from the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights reinforces what many already know: the Supreme Court’s gutting of the Voting Rights Act made it easier for states to discriminate at the voting booth.

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Afro-Ecuadorian women & girls are celebrated in this rare, touching photo series | Afropunk

Facebook0Twitter0MailZama Mdoda, Afropunk Afro-Ecuadorian Women & Girls Photo Series. Denisse Ariana Perez, Featured Image Denisse Ariana Perez and her aunt, an Afro-Caribbean woman who is a professor in social education, embarked on a journey to visit various Afro-communities in South America, specifically countries that aren’t known to have Afro populations. Communities of people of African […]

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Oldest Known Drawing by Human Hands Discovered in South African Cave | The New York Times The artifact, which scientists think is about 73,000 years old, predates the oldest previously known modern human abstract drawings from Europe by about 30,000 years

The artifact, which scientists think is about 73,000 years old, predates the oldest previously known modern human abstract drawings from Europe by about 30,000 years

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Harlem’s mission to rename streets after black women before it’s too late | The Guardian As an intersection is renamed in Zora Neale Hurston’s honor, historians are fighting to preserve the Harlem black elite’s legacy so residents will be mindful of who existed before them

As an intersection is renamed in Zora Neale Hurston’s honor, historians are fighting to preserve the Harlem black elite’s legacy so residents will be mindful of who existed before them.

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The Color Line | Baltimore Magazine Black artists are finally receiving recognition in the mainstream art world, but it has been a long uphill battle toward equity, and it's one that they’re still fighting.

Black artists are finally receiving recognition in the mainstream art world, but it has been a long uphill battle toward equity, and it’s one that they’re still fighting.

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How Black women are organizing to energize voters | The Philadelphia Tribune Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of Black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathering with a freedom song.

Meeting on the campus of Jackson State University on a recent Friday afternoon, dozens of Black women came together to strategize about the upcoming midterm elections, opening the gathering with a freedom song.

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James Baldwin: How To Cool It | Esquire Read the landmark 1968 Q&A on race in America.

In Esquire’s July 1968 issue, published just after the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., the magazine talked to James Baldwin about the state of race relations in the country. On what would be the author’s 93rd birthday, we’ve republished the interview in full—and his words are incredibly relevant today.

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