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MOURNING John Lewis, February 21, 1940 – July 17, 2020

“Good trouble, necessary trouble.”  We must fight on.

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House Passes Anti-Lynching Bill After 120 Years of Failure

New York Times: “A measure to add lynching to the United States Criminal Code passed in the House. The Senate passed a version of the bill last year. Once the bills are formally reconciled, the legislation can be sent to…

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Katherine Johnson, Hidden Figures Mathematician, Dies at 101.

Katherine Coleman Goble Johnson, one of the African American women mathematicians whose work at NASA was critical to the success of the first and subsequent U.S. crewed spaceflights and was highlighted in the book and movie “Hidden Figures” died on…

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Learning How to Merchandise: Prada and Barnes & Noble

After a year of negotiations, on February 4, 2020, the New York City Commission on Human Rights settled a case against Prada, which had displayed figurines that resembled monkeys in blackface in its shop window.  As a result of the…

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Georgetown students vote overwhelming in favor of $27 fee for slavery reparations

If you ask yourself “How can I contribute to reparations for slavery, Jim Crow, mass incarceration, etc.?”, look to these Georgetown University students for an example and listen to the counter-proposal by William A. Darity, Jr., leading scholar on reparations. …

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