New Exhibit Tackles Jim Crow Repression and Resistance | Colorlines Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow is the first of several upcoming New-York Historical Society exhibits dedicated to Black culture and history.

Black Citizenship in the Age of Jim Crow is the first of several upcoming New-York Historical Society exhibits dedicated to Black culture and history.

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Mayor of a Pittsburgh suburb asked police to hose down protesters with water cannons | CNN A Pennsylvania mayor is apologizing for posting Facebook images urging police to "bring the hoses" against protesters and blast them with water cannons, evoking images of the civil rights era.

A Pennsylvania mayor is apologizing for posting Facebook images urging police to “bring the hoses” against protesters and blast them with water cannons, evoking images of the civil rights era.

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Obama Doesn’t Owe This Country Sh*t | The Root Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

Barack Obama is not your Magical Negro. I know y’all want him to be, but you have to give the man a break. He just got out of one of the most abusive eight-year relationships imaginable. I’m sure he needs some time to decompress.

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Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill | Colorlines The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

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Unseen photographs of civil rights conflict in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963 | The Guardian The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

The Observer dispatched photographer Colin Jones to cover the story and capture the activism centred around the 16th Street Baptist church.

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National Black Mama’s Bail Out Seeks to Reunite Families for Mother’s Day | Colorlines “We are committed to building a community-based movement to end pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration.”

“We are committed to building a community-based movement to end pretrial detention and ultimately mass incarceration.”

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