5 Women Who Changed How We Think About Race | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailAmisha Padnani , The New York Times Devah Pager, a Harvard sociologist who died on Nov. 2, demonstrated the tenacious power of race in hiring decisions. We looked back through our obituary archives and found five other women, some recently deceased, whose thinking had an impact on our understanding of race. 1862–1931 Ida B. Wells […]

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Remembering Birmingham’s ‘Dynamite Hill’ Neighborhood | NPR Long before the Civil Rights marches of 1963 thrust Birmingham, Ala. into the national spotlight, black families along one residential street were steadily chipping away at Jim Crow segregation laws — and paying a price for it.

Long before the Civil Rights marches of 1963 thrust Birmingham, Ala. into the national spotlight, black families along one residential street were steadily chipping away at Jim Crow segregation laws — and paying a price for it.

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‘I’m ecstatic’: black liberation prisoner Mike Africa Sr released after 40 years | The Guardian Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr

Member of the radical Philadelphia-based group Move 9, sentenced after violent confrontation with police in 1978, reunited with wife Debbie Africa and son Mike Jr.

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This Abandoned Texas Church Once Destroyed By The Klan Is In A Contest For Revitalization Money | Texas Standard The San Marcos Baptist church was first burned down by the KKK. Now community members are trying to save its history from being erased by gentrification.

The San Marcos Baptist church was first burned down by the KKK. Now community members are trying to save its history from being erased by gentrification.

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A Black Motorists’ Guide to Jim Crow America, Newly Relevant | The New York Times Style Magazine The “Green Book,” a travel manual published between 1936 and 1967 — and now the premise of a film by the same name — feels as necessary as ever.

The “Green Book,” a travel manual published between 1936 and 1967 — and now the premise of a film by the same name — feels as necessary as ever.

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[WATCH] Activists Take Back The Street Named After The Black Mayor Who Bombed MOVE | Colorlines Philadelphia recently named a street after the city's first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr. Activists say that the renaming hurts given that Goode facilitated the fatal 1985 bombing of the home where the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE lived. Colorlines captured an October protest imbued with spirituality.

Philadelphia recently named a street after the city’s first Black mayor, W. Wilson Goode Sr. Activists say that the renaming hurts given that Goode facilitated the fatal 1985 bombing of the home where the Black liberation and environmentalist group MOVE lived. Colorlines captured an October protest imbued with spirituality.

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