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Confederate Monuments: Where Are They? What’s Happening to Them?

Did you think that all Confederate monuments were south of the Mason-Dixon line?  This map in the New York Times illustrates the extent of their distribution along with photos and text about their removal.

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How to Talk to Your Kids About Charlottesville

The New York Times lists books to help parents talk to their children about racism and anti-Semitism and those who stood up against oppression.  See the article here.

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‘I am not your Negro’

I Am  Not Your Negro , an Academy Award-nominated film by Raoul Peck, is an up-to-the-minute examination of race in America. It will be in some theaters on February 3. Here is the trailer. In his New York Times review, A.O. Scott…

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Preaching the Gospel of Diversity, but Not Following It

Liz Spayd gives details illustrating that despite instructions to both corporate and news leaders of the newspaper to diversify their staffs, the New York Times still has a long way to go until that becomes a reality. CNN’s Tanzina Vega…

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Behind 2016’s Turmoil, a Crisis of White Identity

According to the analyses of political tumult in the United States and Great Britain that Amanda Taub reviews, “national and racial identity were often conflated for the white majority. . . and now it seems under threat.”

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