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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Remembering Birmingham’s ‘Dynamite Hill’ Neighborhood | NPR Long before the Civil Rights marches of 1963 thrust Birmingham, Ala. into the national spotlight, black families along one residential street were steadily chipping away at Jim Crow segregation laws — and paying a price for it.

Long before the Civil Rights marches of 1963 thrust Birmingham, Ala. into the national spotlight, black families along one residential street were steadily chipping away at Jim Crow segregation laws — and paying a price for it.

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At 98, the Army Just Made Him an Officer: A Tale of Racial Bias in World War II | The New York Times “Decades have gone by and there hadn’t been a measure of basic fairness, of basic justice that was brought to bear,”... “We owe him this commission.”

“Decades have gone by and there hadn’t been a measure of basic fairness, of basic justice that was brought to bear,”… “We owe him this commission.”

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