D.C. Kicks Off Summer Crime Initiative | The Washington Informer Every year, for nearly 10 years, the Metropolitan Police Department has identified five to six focus areas that have experienced a high density of violence and utilized all available resources, including collaborative outreach, to prevent violent crime in those areas during the summer months.

Every year, for nearly 10 years, the Metropolitan Police Department has identified five to six focus areas that have experienced a high density of violence and utilized all available resources, including collaborative outreach, to prevent violent crime in those areas during the summer months.

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A Lynching Memorial Is Opening. The Country Has Never Seen Anything Like It. | The New York Times The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to victims of white supremacy.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to victims of white supremacy.

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The Case for Reparations | The Atlantic (2014) Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.

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Undoing the Dirty Deed: How ‘Whites Only’ Language from Restrictive Housing Covenants Remain on Deeds Across The Country | Atlanta Black Star Unfortunately, well into the second decade of the 21st century, discrimination in the housing market against African-Americans remains far from rare.

Unfortunately, well into the second decade of the 21st century, discrimination in the housing market against African-Americans remains far from rare.

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Rosa Parks’ Life After the Bus Was No Easy Ride | History.com Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work.

Along with Parks’ many achievements, she also shared the challenges she faced along the way, including the death threats levied at her because of her work.

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“We were just doing what needed to be done” | Harvard Business School Four alumni recall the forces and factors that drove them to found the African-American Student Union, a vehicle for change that would have immediate—and lasting—impact

Four alumni recall the forces and factors that drove them to found the African-American Student Union, a vehicle for change that would have immediate—and lasting—impact.

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Underground Railroad Freedom Center will take Mavis Staples there. Singer-activist to be honored. | Cincinnati.com The Freedom Center created the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement – courage, cooperation and perseverance – while using one’s resources for the well being and betterment of their community.

The Freedom Center created the Everyday Freedom Hero Award to recognize individuals and organizations who strive to live up to the ideals of the Underground Railroad movement – courage, cooperation and perseverance – while using one’s resources for the well being and betterment of their community.

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