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Hotels Grapple With Racial Bias

A hotel clerk calls a black guest a “monkey.”  A white guest asks a black woman and her daughter if they bathed before swimming in the hotel pool. Elaine Glusac reports on incidents of racial bias like these that African…

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Trauma Victims Trained as Healers

Philadelphia Inquirer columnist Mike Newall describes the Healers, the nine young black men completing “a [nine week] Drexel University . . . program that teaches young black men, all victims of trauma, to work through their own experience and to…

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Voting while black: the racial injustice that harms our democracy

Carol Anderson, Charles Howard Candler professor of African American studies at Emory University, gives numerous examples of black voter suppression in the 21st century.  Click here to read the complete essay.

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“Caged” by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative, May 3 – May 20, 2018

Caged by the New Jersey Prison Cooperative, directed by Jerrell L. Henderson May 3 – May 20, 2018 Tickets $13 – $38. Student, senior, and group discounts available. Caged follows a Black family’s struggle to survive the generational cycle of mass incarceration….

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Black Marjory Stoneman Douglas students want the movement to include their voices too

“Including black students in the gun violence conversation means broadening the topic from mass shootings to police-involved shootings, said Tifanny Burks, a community organizer with Black Lives Matter Alliance Broward.”  To read Alex Harris‘ complete article in the Miami Herald,…

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