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Category: Truth and Reconciliation


From Australia’s ‘Stolen Generation’ to Celebrated Poet

Ali Cobby Eckermann, one of Australia’s ‘Stolen Generation,’ the children who were taken from their indigenous birth parents and adopted into other families, will receive Yale University’s Windham-Campbell prize for poetry.  Noting that there are more Indigenous Australian children in…

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This is what reparations could actually look like in America

Chuck Collins explains both the historical, discriminatory roots of the racial wealth gap through white affirmative action and describes how reparations can be put into effect.  To read more, click here.

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Bloodiest riot was when?

Today began the bloodiest riot in American history, and it wasn’t in Newark in 1967 (click here) and its perpetrators weren’t black, they were white.  To read about the Draft Riots of 1863, click here and read the second item.

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Ole Miss To Post Signs Recognizing Campus Buildings Built By Slave Labor

“The University of Mississippi is taking major strides in acknowledging its racist history. The institution, affectionately known as Ole Miss, announced plans on Thursday to recognize pre-Civil War campus buildings that were built by slaves. . . . in addition…

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Can America Heal Its Racial Wounds? We Asked Desmond Tutu and His Daughter

In an interview, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and his daughter the Rev. Mpho Tutu explain the role of Ubuntu, an ancient southern African belief . . . . [that] holds that individuals exist only in relationship with other living beings” in…

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