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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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30 Of The Most Important Articles By People Of Color In 2016

Zeba Blay annotates a reading list of 2016 articles in the Huffington Post Black Voices.

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This Is My America by Ziad Ahmed

Ziad Ahmed, Not in Our Town board member and redefy founder, expresses his feelings as an American and a Muslim teenager in his Huffington Post essay.  “I will not be quiet. I will not succumb to fear. I will not…

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The Fear of Black Bodies in Motion by Wallace Best

In a Huffington Post essay from December 4, 2014, Princeton University religion professor and Great Migration scholar Wallace Best analyses the perceived threat black people pose.  “[H]istorically black bodies in motion in this country have always spelled danger to the…

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Blackface Continues in Japan. In 2015.

Because of a recent (perennial) blackface event in Japan (…), an article I wrote on the subject (in Japanese at Huffington Post Japan and in English at  has resurfaced on twitter and now I’m quoted in this (Japanese language) livedoor…

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