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Sexual assault programs must address racial power dynamics & acknowledge the history of racist lies about assault
To deal with intergenerational Black trauma, we must care for our elders
American history classes are actually worsening kids’ understanding of America
Missing pages of Malcolm X’s autobiography purchased by the Schomburg Center at NY auction
Cornel West sparks spirited discussion about democracy at Dartmouth on 25th anniversary of ‘Race Matters’
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
What do we need for a new freedom?: A proudly fat, disabled, bisexual enby’s vision for #Juneteenth
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Time explores the history of a Nazi concentration camp symbol that was repurposed for Pride
Black people were held in slavery in the Deep South as late as the 1960’s
Remains of ship found in Gulf Coast could be the last known U.S. slave ship
Lubiana Himid is the first Black woman artist to win England’s prestigious Turner Prize
White people have long tried to obscure slavery as the cause of the Civil War. Donald Trump is no different.
Trump’s Presidency Actually Is Normal Though…
Police Chief Association President Apologizes For Past Wrongdoings Against People of Color
Meet the Black Woman Architect Behind the New Smithsonian Museum
Go Ahead, Be Mad At Beyoncé’s Blackness
Alia Atkinson becomes first black woman to win world title in swimming
Video: BYP100’s Jessica Pierce talks activism, youth-led movements
Laverne Cox named Glamour ‘Woman of the Year’
Civil rights activist says America looks a lot like it did 54 years ago
Chicago Defender appoints Kai El’ Zabar as publication’s first female director
Chadwick Bosman to star as Marvel’s first black superhero, company also set to debut first female hero
America’s first black attorney general Eric Holder to announce resignation
‘Forgotten Four’ film tells story of four black men who integrated the NFL
Paulette Brown becomes first black women to lead the American Bar Association
Keke Palmer makes history by becoming first black Cinderella on Broadway
Georgia makes history: has largest number of black women on single ballot
Michele Roberts makes history by becoming NBPA’s first female executive director
Tara Walker becomes New Jersey’s first black female firefighter
Don’t get too excited about tech advances. Many are designed to leave Black people behind
#UnderHisEye and the erasure of Black women in the carceral system
New social media checks for visa applicants show the dangerous transformation of surveillance in the US
There’s no such thing as a “progressive prosecutor” in a system designed to criminalize Blackness
Richard Akuson: the ‘A Nasty Boy’ editor talks the future of his queer fashion magazine and life as an asylum seeker in the U.S.
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