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This Damning Chart Shows How Much of a Head Start White Families Have Over Black Families – Slate The yawning wealth gap between black and white families is one of the starkest legacies of America's history of racist social policymaking.

The yawning wealth gap between black and white families is one of the starkest legacies of America’s history of racist social policymaking.

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The Color Purple Star Cynthia Erivo Will Play Harriet Tubman in an Upcoming Biopic – Slate Tubman, for those who weren’t paying attention in history class, was born into slavery in the 1820s, escaped, and led an effort to lead hundreds more enslaved people to freedom.

Tubman, for those who weren’t paying attention in history class, was born into slavery in the 1820s, escaped, and led an effort to lead hundreds more enslaved people to freedom.

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In Search of the Slave Who Defied George Washington – The New York Times Erica Armstrong Dunbar, the author of “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge,” at George Washington’s estate in Mount Vernon, Va.

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, the author of “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge,” at George Washington’s estate in Mount Vernon, Va.

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Superstar Architect Sir David Adjaye on His Magnum Opus ‘Adjaye, Africa, Architecture’ – Okay Africa Since its initial release in 2011 and second compact edition published last fall from Thames & Hudson, Adjaye, Africa, Architecture, represents a culmination of 11 years David Adjaye’s efforts to put together a comprehensive guide to the African continent’s wide range of building projects.

Since its initial release in 2011 and second compact edition published last fall from Thames & Hudson, Adjaye, Africa, Architecture, represents a culmination of 11 years David Adjaye’s efforts to put together a comprehensive guide to the African continent’s wide range of building projects.

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