5 Women Who Changed How We Think About Race | The New York Times

Facebook0Twitter0MailAmisha Padnani , The New York Times Devah Pager, a Harvard sociologist who died on Nov. 2, demonstrated the tenacious power of race in hiring decisions. We looked back through our obituary archives and found five other women, some recently deceased, whose thinking had an impact on our understanding of race. 1862–1931 Ida B. Wells […]

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The Newest Jim Crow | The New York Times Recent criminal justice reforms contain the seeds of a frightening system of “e-carceration.”

Facebook0Twitter0MailMichelle Alexander , The New York Times Courtesy of the Cornell Chapter of Amnesty International. Featured Image In the midterms, Michigan became the first state in the Midwest to legalize marijuana, Florida restored the vote to over 1.4 million people with felony convictions, and Louisiana passed a constitutional amendment requiring unanimous jury verdicts in felony […]

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Lucy McBath Wins Georgia Congressional Race Against Karen Handel | The New York Times Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning.

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‘Black girl magic’: 19 black women ran for judge in Texas county – and all 19 won | The Guardian Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

Victories mark unprecedented level of success for black female judicial candidates in Harris county, which includes Houston

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Under new Oregon law, all eligible voters are registered unless they opt out | Los Angeles Times Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

Americans are required to register if they want to vote; as of this week, Oregonians will have to register not to.

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