Slavery

Which black Americans should get reparations? | The Washington Post

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Wesley Lowery, The Washington Post ‘Dramatic Social Change Requires Imagination’ – Prof. William “Sandy” Darity. Featured Image URHAM, N.C. — He’s been one of academia’s leading authorities on American racial inequity for years, in high demand by Democratic presidential candidates who hope he’ll endorse their proposals to close the “racial wealth gap” — a term that his research helped popularize. […]
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Despite pushback, Charleston historic sites expand their interpretation of slavery | The Post and Courier

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Cedric ‘BIG CED’ Thornton, The Post and Courier A row of enslaved people’s homes are still present on McLeod Plantation Historic Site on Monday Aug. 26, 2019, in Charleston. Gavin McIntyre/ Staff. By Gavin McIntyre gmcintyre@postandcourier.com Featured Image recent years, Charleston-area historic sites have dramatically increased their interpretation of slavery and its vital role in the area’s early history. And […]
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Our democracy’s founding ideals were false when they were written. Black Americans have fought to make them true. | The New York Times Magazine

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Nikole Hannah-Jones, The New York Times Magazine ARTWORK BY ADAM PENDLETON. Featured Image dad always flew an American flag in our front yard. The blue paint on our two-story house was perennially chipping; the fence, or the rail by the stairs, or the front door, existed in a perpetual state of disrepair, but that flag always flew pristine. Our corner […]
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The Truth Behind ’40 Acres and a Mule’ | PBS

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr., PBS IMAGE: LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Featured Image all heard the story of the “40 acres and a mule” promise to former slaves. It’s a staple of black history lessons, and it’s the name of Spike Lee’s film company. The promise was the first systematic attempt to provide a form of reparations to newly freed slaves, and […]
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The American social revolution after slavery: Incredible photographs from 1900 Paris exhibition showed the world that African Americans were now musicians, lawyers and scientists | Daily Mail

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Chris Dyer, Daily Mail A musical ensemble from the US. This photograph was exhibited at the 1900 Exposition Universelle (World Fair) in Paris. Music would be a release for many equal rights activists over the coming decades. With just four months to go before the start of the Exposition, Thomas Calloway demanded and received Congressional approval and $15,000 to create […]
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