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Becoming Free, Becoming Black, July 1, 2020

This live webinar/ book talk is sponsored by Public Seminar and the New School for Social Research is on Wednesday, July 1, 2020, from 12:00-1:00 PM EST. To register click here. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/public-seminar-presents-becoming-free-becoming-black-tickets-111527630144 To preserve the security, you will receive a…

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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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Anita Hill “Race, Gender, and the Law,” November 14, 2019

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More states are trying to protect black employees who want to wear natural hairstyles at work

Jena McGregor‘s Washington Post article describes incidents of discrimination against African Americans, particularly women, who wear natural hairstyles.  Legislation explicitly banning race-based hair discrimination was signed into law in July, 2019 in California and New York.  New Jersey, Tennessee, Michigan,…

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A Relentless Jailhouse Lawyer Propels a Case to the Supreme Court

With a 10th grade education, Calvin Duncan served his fellow inmates by doing legal research  on their cases at the Louisiana State Penitentiary in Angola for 23 years.  Before being , Duncan won liberation for several inmates and identified the…

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