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Millions of black students attend public schools that are highly segregated by race and by income

Reed Jordan of the Urban Institute reports on the high degree of exposure of African Americans to poverty, the result of centuries of discriminatory housing practices.  One result is a concentration of black students in high poverty schools.  He says, “The  effects…

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Dear White People: Amy Goodman

Amy Goodman of Democracy Now reviews the movie and offers a list of actual black face parties that mirror the one in the film. In the 30-minute clip she interviews Justin Simien, the director on “Being a Black Face in a White…

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Seattle’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day Reflects Changing View of Columbus

Seattle City Council became the latest municipality to vote to redesignate Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, moving away from the traditional view of American history.        

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Watch This Young Black Man Give A Near Perfect Response To A White Male Who’s Ignorant About The Systematic Oppression of Black People

It’s the system.  It’s the system.  It’s the system.  The opposing points of view on this issue could not be more clearly illustrated than in this powerful conversation, moderated by Gwen Ifill on the PBS program American After Ferguson.

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White Parents Should Talk to Their Kids About Discrimination by Jennifer Keys Adair

Adair, a professor of early childhood education, explains why white parents need to initiate conversations about race and racism with their children and gives an example from her own life.

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