‘They put us in a little box’: how racial tensions shape modern soul music | The Guardian While white Americana singers have infused more soul into their sound, black artists such as Leon Bridges still feel restricted by limited expectations

While white Americana singers have infused more soul into their sound, black artists such as Leon Bridges still feel restricted by limited expectations

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Poor People’s Campaign Launches With March on Capitol Hill | Colorlines The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

The campaign’s list of demands directly address the issues of systemic racism and economic inequality.

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Tribeca Film Festival hosts screening and Q&A for ‘Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story’ | New York Amsterdam News Martin’s extrajudicial killing seemed to reopen a portal to history many had fought to shut tight—a time when the Klu Klux Klan routinely and with impunity killed Blacks in the South and across rural America in the 100 years from Reconstruction through the civil rights era.

Martin’s extrajudicial killing seemed to reopen a portal to history many had fought to shut tight—a time when the Klu Klux Klan routinely and with impunity killed Blacks in the South and across rural America in the 100 years from Reconstruction through the civil rights era.

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Why School Dress Codes Are Often Biased Against Black Girls | Slate At this point, it’s a well-established fact that there are vast disparities in how different children receive disciplinary action in school.

At this point, it’s a well-established fact that there are vast disparities in how different children receive disciplinary action in school.

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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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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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