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Voices of the Movement

Jonathan Capehart of the Washington Post created a limited series podcast interviewing veterans of the civil rights movement.  Episodes include Bloody Sunday, the participation of women and children, nonviolent resistance, and the role of music.  To hear the voices of…

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Why black workers who do everything right still get left behind

In his Washington Post article, Jeff Guo discusses an Economic Policy Institute report that shows that the black-white wage gap is now the widest it has been since 1979.  “EPI finds that the black-white wage gap has become wider — and…

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Black women are heroes in Rio. But they’re not just fighting to win gold.

In Joy-Ann Reid’s  analysis in the Washington Post of the achievement of the American black women Olympic athletes, she states that “the measure of their reception is a measure of the uneven progress of black women in terms of the full…

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‘This can’t happen by accident.’

While focusing on one county in Georgia, Emily Badger writing in the Washington Post describes a housing values phenomenon occurring throughout the country.  “Nationwide, home values in predominantly African American neighborhoods have been the least likely to recover. Across the…

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Corporate America supports the fight for LGBT rights. It should do the same for black lives. by Janet Langhart Cohen

Noting that money talks in her Washington Post op-ed, Cohen describes the response of corporations to state legislatures attempts to pass discriminatory laws against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people and calls on corporate America to speak out with equal…

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