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Racism, segregation and inequality persist in this civil-rights battleground.
A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1957 to 1968.
A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1919 to 1956.
Raising black sons in a white country.
A multimedia timeline presenting the history of the struggle for racial justice, from 1865 to 1919.
Baldwin yielded to nobody in his quest to weed racism out of the American garden—root and branch.
“Rights can be won, and rights can be taken away. Achievements are always vulnerable.”
It’s not about whether systematic discrimination against Arab citizens should continue—it’s about whether it should be codified in explicitly racist legislation.
From Ferguson to France, pliable racial categories are used to mark who counts as fully human—and who does not.
As Alexander leaves prison for house arrest, it’s time to question the system that turns women into criminals for trying to stay alive.
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