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50 Years Ago: President Johnson Signed The Fair Housing Act

Gene Demby of NPR’s Code Switch reviews the history of government policies that created and reinforced segregation.  The Fair Housing Act was an attempt to correct the situation that failed time and time again.  To watch the 6 1/2 minute…

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Martin Luther King Jr.’s Legacy, Fifty Years Later

Fifty years after Martin Luther King’s assassination, Charles McKinney tells The Takeaway host Duarte Geraldino how Dr. King’s image has been sanitized to move him away from the political fighter that he was to someone more palatable to the larger…

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On the Media: Covering Racism

“On the Media,” airing Saturdays at 7 a.m., covers how the media operates. This morning (March 3) it aired an extremely important segment on covering race and how America’s journalists are sometimes pawns for the KKK. The very last anecdote…

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‘Least Desirable’? How Racial Discrimination Plays Out In Online Dating

“Looking at 2014 data, dating website OkCupid co-founder Christian Rudder wrote that user data showed most men on the site rated black women as less attractive than women of other races and ethnicities. Similarly, Asian men fell at the bottom…

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How Racism May Cause Black Mothers To Suffer The Death Of Their Infants

An NPR segment (December 20, 2017) cited scientists who have spent decades researching the high death rate of  African American infants.  “Black babies in the United States die at just over two times the rate of white babies in the…

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