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U.S. History of “Racial Terrorism” Justifies Reparations.

A study by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on People of African Descent concludes “In particular, the legacy of colonial history, enslavement, racial subordination and segregation, racial terrorism and racial inequality in the United States remains a serious…

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What Woodrow Wilson Cost My Grandfather by Gordon J. Davis

In a November 24, 2015 op-ed, Gordon J. Davis illustrates the harm President Woodrow Wilson did to African Americans through his re-segregation of the federal government and the dismantling of gains made through Reconstruction.

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But I Forgive You….

Raw Emotion as Victims’ Kin Address Charleston Suspec

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The Making of Ferguson: Public Policies at the Root of its Troubles

Richard Rothstein, from the Economic Policy Institute, expands on the conventional explanation of the segregation in towns like Ferguson. “A more powerful cause of metropolitan segregation in St. Louis and nationwide has been the explicit intents of federal, state, and…

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Thurgood Marshall’s victory

On this day, November 13, 1956, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation on interstate buses to be unconstitutional. Click here for the New York Times front page.

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