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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Google.org Matches Beyonce’s $100,000 Scholarship Donation to HBCU Students | The Network Journal The 22-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter launched the Formation Scholars awards, through BeyGOOD, her charitable arm, last year when she awarded four students from Howard University, Parsons School of Design, Berklee College of Music and Spelman College $25,000...

The 22-time Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter launched the Formation Scholars awards, through BeyGOOD, her charitable arm, last year when she awarded four students from Howard University, Parsons School of Design, Berklee College of Music and Spelman College $25,000…

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New York Governor Restores Voting Rights to Parolees | Colorlines An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

An estimated 35,000 residents, overwhelmingly Black and Latinx, stand to benefit from Andrew Cuomo’s executive order.

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First Black U.S. Rolls Royce Dealer Talks Success from the Bottom Up | Ebony Thomas Moorehead could have been a Ph.D., but chose to take a chance and go into the car sales business -- and it proved to be more than the right choice

Thomas Moorehead could have been a Ph.D., but chose to take a chance and go into the car sales business — and it proved to be more than the right choice

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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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READ: Janelle Monáe Embraces Her Truest Self | Colorlines The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.

The Electric Lady discussed her upcoming album, “Dirty Computer,” its messages for the LGBTQ community and her pursuit of intersectional equity with The New York Times Magazine.

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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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Develop Detroit cultivates affordable housing in the Motor City | Michigan Chronicle Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters.

Since its inception in June, 2015, Develop Detroit, which received startup capital from JPMorgan Chase, has been on a mission that focuses on real estate development and providing living opportunities that meet the real needs of Detroiters.

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Uber Partners with D.C. on the Future of Urban Mobility | AFRO Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.

Community stakeholders, transportation nerds and a full bullpen of local and national media gathered to hear Mayor Bowser, Khosrowshahi and Goldsmith discuss everything from the importance of social equity and job creation for the city’s underserved communities to the future of autonomous vehicles in the urban landscape.

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