John Legend On The 120-Year-Old Law That Still Oppresses Black Louisianians | Colorlines “Ending the 10-2 jury rule in Louisiana will not solve the issue of mass incarceration or dismantle White supremacy, but it will deal a significant blow to both.”

“Ending the 10-2 jury rule in Louisiana will not solve the issue of mass incarceration or dismantle White supremacy, but it will deal a significant blow to both.”

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The Massacre of Black Sharecroppers That Led the Supreme Court to Curb the Racial Disparities of the Justice System | Smithsonian.com White Arkansans, fearful of what would happen if African-Americans organized, took violent action, but it was the victims who ended up standing trial

White Arkansans, fearful of what would happen if African-Americans organized, took violent action, but it was the victims who ended up standing trial

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Philadelphia Printworks: Activism Never Looked so Good | Shoppe Black Even if you’re the most vocal of activists, Philadelphia Printworks will help you expresses your views, thoughts and beliefs without even having to say a word.

Even if you’re the most vocal of activists, Philadelphia Printworks will help you expresses your views, thoughts and beliefs without even having to say a word.

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From Birth of a Nation to BlacKkKlansman: Hollywood’s complex relationship with the KKK | The Guardian Spike Lee’s latest film, about a black detective infiltrating the Klan, once again raises the issue of how seriously cinema should take the white supremacist group

Spike Lee’s latest film, about a black detective infiltrating the Klan, once again raises the issue of how seriously cinema should take the white supremacist group.

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The Common App Will Stop Asking About Students’ Criminal Histories | The Atlantic The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.

The change may be the biggest help to low-income students of color, who are disproportionately likely to have been convicted of a crime.

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Review: ‘Random Acts of Flyness’ Is a Striking Dream Vision of Race | The New York Times HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” is like almost nothing you’ve seen on TV before. But it begins with a kind of image you’ve seen much too often.

HBO’s “Random Acts of Flyness” is like almost nothing you’ve seen on TV before. But it begins with a kind of image you’ve seen much too often.

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It’s a Celebration As Voters Oust Prosecutor Who Freed Michael Brown’s Killer | Colorlines Ferguson City Council member Wesley Bell successfully challenged St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch, as organizers and voters shout #ByeBob.

Ferguson City Council member Wesley Bell successfully challenged St. Louis County prosecuting attorney Bob McCulloch, as organizers and voters shout #ByeBob.

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With New Urgency, Museums Cultivate Curators of Color | The New York Times For decades the country’s mainstream art museums have excluded people of color — from their top leadership to the curators who create shows to the artists they display on their walls.

For decades the country’s mainstream art museums have excluded people of color — from their top leadership to the curators who create shows to the artists they display on their walls.

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