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Fifty years after the ‘Black 14’ were banished, Wyoming football reckons with the past

The University of Wyoming honored the fourteen members of the football team who were abruptly dismissed in 1969.  The players came to a meeting to ask their coach permission to wear armbands during their game against Brigham Young University in…

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Continuing Conversation on Race and White Privilege, August 5, 2019

Please join us on Monday, August 5th for the latest session of our Continuing Conversations on Race & White Privilege with this important chapter in American history and its continuing repercussions. As has become our August “summer social hour” tradition,…

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Howard students wore nooses in the 1930s as part of a protest effort. Now, these UNC students do, too.

 Susan Svrluga describes how a protest against lynching by Howard University students in the 1930s set an example for University of North Carolina protesting the statue on campus known as Silent Sam that honors the Confederacy.  To read the article,…

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A Requiem by Emily Mann, Community Play Reading, November 14, 2018

McCarter Theatre Center (91 University Place, Princeton NJ) invites any and all people from surrounding communities to join in a participatory community reading of Greensboro: A Requiem on Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm.  This documentary play was written in…

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50 Years Later, Raised Fists During National Anthem Still Resonate

NPR reporter Karen Grigsby Bates relates the story of Tommie Smith and John Carlos, American sprinters who won gold and bronze medals respectively in the 1968 Olympics  200-meter running event, then bowed their heads and raised their black-gloved fists on…

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