Florida Pardons the Groveland Four, 70 Years After Jim Crow-Era Rape Case | The New York Times The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area.

The Jim Crow-era case attracted widespread attention in 1949. Shortly after the rape was reported, mobs of white residents set fire to homes and property belonging to black families in the Groveland area.

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The War on Black Athletes | The Atlantic Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

Trump isn’t the first president to show such overt interest in sports, but he’s the only president in recent memory to attack athletes for their politics.

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Deconstructing Race in Western Painting | Hyperallergic The most interesting part of this excellent exhibition is its presentation of black modernists, for here we enter relatively unfamiliar territory.

The most interesting part of this excellent exhibition is its presentation of black modernists, for here we enter relatively unfamiliar territory.

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What led Chicago to shutter dozens of majority-black schools? Racism | The Guardian After Rahm Emanuel announced a wave of school closures in 2013, Chicagoans took to the streets in protest. But before we can understand whether the closings are racist, we must understand what racism is

After Rahm Emanuel announced a wave of school closures in 2013, Chicagoans took to the streets in protest. But before we can understand whether the closings are racist, we must understand what racism is.

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Senator Tim Scott Sinks Thomas Farr’s Judicial Nomination Amid Racial Controversy | The New York Times The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

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