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New documentary unveils astounding accomplishments of little known civil rights activist, feminist, and ordained priest | The Observer

  —  BY, SANDRA VARNER FOR SACRAMENTO OBSERVER Pauli Murray (1910-1985) was a trailblazing Black transgender lawyer, professor, poet and priest whose struggle for justice and equality comes to life in “My…

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South Florida’s Only Historically Black University Is in Danger of Closing | Miami Times

  —  BY, ALEX DELUCA At the start of the fall semester, royal blue and bright orange signs that read “Welcome, new Lions!” decorate the 44-acre Florida Memorial University (FMU) campus in…

Bruce Beach, African American History, Black History, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN, KINDR'D Magazine, KINDR'D, Willoughby Avenue, WRIIT, TRYB
After California moves to return Bruce’s Beach to Black family, a push to recover other seized land | NBC News

“They were building community and spreading the wealth within the community and enhancing other Black people, and it was all stripped away,” the founder of the advocacy group Where Is My Land…

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Paintings by Hamid Nii Nortey of the middle class elite in Africa’s fastest-growing economy | Creative Boom

Emerging Ghanaian artist Hamid Nii Nortey has released 20 new figurative paintings of glamorous city scenes that reflect the changing urban and social landscape of Ghana’s capital, Accra. It’s a place that has seen…

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A college town fired up reparations talk with $25K checks. Who’s next? | Politico

“It can be the model for other cities that want to step into the national debate,” Providence Mayor Jorge Elorza said of Evanston, Ill.   —  BY, SHIA KAPOS EVANSTON, Ill. —…

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Honoring And Protecting The Legacy: iOne Digital In Conversation With Descendants Of Tulsa Race Massacre Survivors | NEWSONE

Greenwood descendants shared their moving reflections with iOne Digital about the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre ahead of the commemoration of its centennial.   —  BY, ANOA CHANGA Six Greenwood descendants, representing three…

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In Tulsa, a pastor’s fight for reparations and racial justice | The Christian Science Monitor

Our reporters touch base with a prominent pastor in Tulsa, Oklahoma, about the evolving fight for reparations in the city. This is an update to Part 1 of our podcast “Tulsa Rising.”…

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Critical race theory is a lens. Here are 11 ways looking through it might refine your understanding of history | Madison 365

  —  BY, ELIOTT C. MCLAUGHLIN, CNN (CNN) — Critical race theory is just that — a theory — but the term has been weaponized, with its most extreme critics alleging that merely studying…

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Stephanie St. Clair, Harlem’s ‘Numbers Queen,’ Dominated the Gambling Underground and Made Millions | Smithsonian Magazine

In the 1930s, the enigmatic figure ran an illegal lottery while championing New York City’s Black community   —  BY, SARAH DURN On the eve of the Great Depression, with Prohibition in…

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Secret history: the warrior women who fought their enslavers | The Guardian

Historian Rebecca Hall works with a graphic artist in her new book to reclaim the stories of the female rebels on ships and plantations   —  BY, ROB WALKER Growing up in…

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9 Entrepreneurs Who Helped Build Tulsa’s Black Wall Street | History.com

Before the Tulsa Race Massacre, the city’s African American district thrived as a community of business leaders and visionaries.   —  BY, ALEXIS CLARK As more is learned about the Tulsa Race Massacre…

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Val Demings makes the case for a statewide run | The 19th

The Florida Democrat talks to The 19th’s Errin Haines about legislation on policing and voting, that testy exchange with Jim Jordan and what could be next for her politically.   —  BY,…