How Cory Booker’s “Baby Bond” Proposal Could Transform the Reparations Debate | The New Yorker

Facebook0Twitter0MailBenjamin Wallace Wells , The New Yorker Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) listens during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearing for Rex Tillerson, former chief executive officer of Exxon Mobil Corp. and secretary of state nominee for President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017. (Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images). Featured Image Cory […]

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Things Fall Apart named one of 12 novels considered the “Greatest Book Ever Written” | This Is Africa Chinua Achebe's Things Fall Apart has been named one of 12 novels considered “the Greatest Book Ever Written”. The book was named on the list compiled by Encyclopaedia Brittanica, and Achebe masterpiece is named amongst other great literary works. Here is our selection of 10 quotes from Things Fall Apart.

Chinua Achebe’s Things Fall Apart has been named one of 12 novels considered “the Greatest Book Ever Written”. The book was named on the list compiled by Encyclopaedia Brittanica, and Achebe masterpiece is named amongst other great literary works. Here is our selection of 10 quotes from Things Fall Apart.

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Homeowners have lost $156 billion by living in a ‘black neighborhood’ | CNN Business Homes of similar quality in neighborhoods with similar amenities are worth 23% less in majority-black neighborhoods, compared to those with very few or no black residents.

Homes of similar quality in neighborhoods with similar amenities are worth 23% less in majority-black neighborhoods, compared to those with very few or no black residents.

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New Fishtown gallery spotlights women artists of color | The Inquirer Daily News A new art gallery has opened in Fishtown that's dedicated to showing the works of female artists of color, and it draws its inspiration from a decades-before-her-time "maker" (and candy-shop owner) from North Philly.

A new art gallery has opened in Fishtown that’s dedicated to showing the works of female artists of color, and it draws its inspiration from a decades-before-her-time “maker” (and candy-shop owner) from North Philly.

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Africans Played Key, Often Unheralded, Role in World War I | The Afro American JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amid the fanfare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, little has been said about crucial participants in the conflict: Africans.

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Amid the fanfare marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I, little has been said about crucial participants in the conflict: Africans.

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Marvin Gaye, Gregory Hines Honored with U.S. Postal Stamps | The Washington Informer Two new stamps planned in 2019 for the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage and Music Icons series honor R&B singer Marvin Gaye and tap dancer Gregory Hines, two of the most influential performers of their generations.

Two new stamps planned in 2019 for the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage and Music Icons series honor R&B singer Marvin Gaye and tap dancer Gregory Hines, two of the most influential performers of their generations.

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