African American Commuities

The FBI Spends a Lot of Time Spying on Black Americans | The Intercept

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THE FBI HAS come under intense criticism after a 2017 leak exposed that its counterterrorism division had invented a new, unfounded domestic terrorism category it called “black identity extremism.” Since then, legislators have pressured the bureau’s leadership to be more transparent about its investigation of black activists, and a number of civil rights groups have filed public records requests to […]
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How America’s Ugly History of Segregation Changed the Meaning of the Word ‘Ghetto’ | TIME

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Daniel B. Schwartz, TIME ITALY – MAY 27: Aerial view of Campo Ghetto Nuovo, Venice (UNESCO World Heritage List, 1987), Veneto, Italy. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images). Featured Image oday, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism. This connotation is relatively recent; it has only become mainstream […]
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When a black-owned funeral home in a gentrifying city has no one left to bury | The Washington Post

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Paul Schwartzman, The Washington Post Photo by Marvin Joseph/The Washington Post via Getty Images. Featured Image he thick, dusty ledgers were scattered about the cluttered office, 18 of them, their pages filled with neat script documenting the deaths of thousands of black Washingtonians over the course of a half-century. Open a volume to Page 123 and there is Lawrence Monroe […]
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