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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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‘We have a long way to go:’ Descendants of first black Americans on race relations | Reuters

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Angela Moore, Reuters Brenda Tucker, a descendent of one of the first black Americans William Tucker whose parents were brought from Angola on the first ship carrying enslaved Africans to Virginia in 1619, pays her respects at a family member’s grave at the Tucker family cemetery in Hampton, Virginia, U.S., July 27, 2019. REUTERS/Michael A. McCoy.Featured Image , Va. (Reuters) […]
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“It Wasn’t a Golden Age”: Cornel West Says Democrats Have to Reckon with Mixed Obama Legacy | Democracy Now!

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Guest, Cornel West, Democracy Now! Anthony Barboza / Getty Images.Featured Image Harvard professor Cornel West joins us from Detroit, where he attended both nights of the Democratic debate. He talks about the troubling legacy of the Obama administration and why he is supporting Bernie Sanders again for president. AMY GOODMAN: Let’s go back to last night’s debate. This is Senator […]
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