What Americans Need to Know About Reparations Ahead of This Week’s Big Hearing | Slate

Devin Katayama & Slate Danny Glover and Ta-Nehisi Coates are scheduled to testify at the hearing Wednesday. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Theo Wargo/Getty Images and Anna Webber/Getty Images for the New Yorker. Featured Image On Wednesday, a House Judiciary subcommittee will hold the first congressional hearing in more than a decade on the […]

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The Woman Who Kept Juneteenth Alive in San Francisco | KQED

Devin Katayama & Ericka Cruz Guevarra,KQED A memorial table at the African American Art and Culture Complex in San Francisco honors community leaders who have passed. Rachel Townsend (center) who died in 2018 is remembered for her activism and organizing of the city’s annual Juneteenth parade. Featured Image San Francisco’s Juneteenth, a commemoration of the […]

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Kamala Harris would lean on presidential power, not Congress, for big plans | San Francisco Chronicle

Tal Kopan, San Francisco Chronicle Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., would tackle her priorities using a novel set of executive actions that would require nothing from Congress.Photo: Jeff Chiu / Associated Press. Featured Image WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris has unveiled an ambitious set of policies as part of her presidential campaign that have a […]

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First female, African-American Bishop to lead West TN Episcopal Diocese | WMCTV

Kontji Anthony, WMCTV Most Rev. Michael Curry, the first African-American presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church, was chief consecrator on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Hope Church, for the Rt. Rev. Phoebe A. Roaf’s consecration service. Roaf is the Fourth Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of West Tennessee. (Lisa Buser/Special to The Daily Memphian). Featured […]

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