A Lynching Memorial Is Opening. The Country Has Never Seen Anything Like It. | The New York Times The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to victims of white supremacy.

The National Memorial for Peace and Justice, opening Thursday in Montgomery, Ala., is dedicated to victims of white supremacy.

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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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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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The Last Hours of William O’Neal | Chicago Reader He was the informant who gave the FBI the floor plan of Fred Hampton's apartment. Last week he ran onto the Eisenhower Expressway and killed himself. (1990)

He was the informant who gave the FBI the floor plan of Fred Hampton’s apartment. Last week he ran onto the Eisenhower Expressway and killed himself.

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Read Mary J. Blige’s Heartfelt Nina Simone Rock Hall Induction Speech | Rolling Stone Blige honors Simone for singing songs "about injustice, struggle, and black life [that] resonate to this day"

Blige honors Simone for singing songs “about injustice, struggle, and black life [that] resonate to this day”

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1,300 people held for 4 years in Louisiana jails without a trial, sheriffs say | NOLA.com The Louisiana Sheriffs' Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group's informal survey.

The Louisiana Sheriffs’ Association says around 1,300 people have been in local jails for four years waiting for their trials, and 70 people have been held for five years without having their case heard, according to the group’s informal survey.

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47 Black Owned Coffee and Tea Businesses That are Great Alternatives to Starbucks | Shoppe Black Recently, a Philadelphia Starbucks employee called the police on two Black patrons. Their crime? Waiting for a friend. The cops still arrested them. When next you feel the need for some Starbucks, consider these Black Owned Coffee and Tea Businesses instead.

Recently, a Philadelphia Starbucks employee called the police on two Black patrons. Their crime? Waiting for a friend. The cops still arrested them. When next you feel the need for some Starbucks, consider these Black Owned Coffee and Tea Businesses instead.

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Watch the Electrifying Conclusion of Dr. King’s Final Speech | Colorlines King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis.

King celebrated the ongoing fight for social and racial equity during his famed “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech in Memphis.

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