Stop the Trivialization and Preservation of Slavery and Racism
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Stop the Trivialization and Preservation of Slavery and Racism

By Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist As one of the co-founders of the…

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Yale Grapples With Ties to Slavery in Debate Over a College’s Name
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Yale Grapples With Ties to Slavery in Debate Over a College’s Name

NEW HAVEN (New York Times) — When Maya Jenkins was accepted to Yale, her family erupted…

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Sanders Tells Liberty U: Sorry, But The US Was Founded On ‘Racist Principles’
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Sanders Tells Liberty U: Sorry, But The US Was Founded On ‘Racist Principles’

(Talking Points Memo) – Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) quoted from the Bible…

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Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream
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Child Watch: Bishop Tutu’s Dream

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   After the horror of the racist terrorist murders…

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We Used to Count Black Americans as 3/5 of a Person. For Reparations, Give Them 5/3 of a Vote.
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We Used to Count Black Americans as 3/5 of a Person. For Reparations, Give Them 5/3 of a Vote.

Theodore R. Johnson, THE WASHINGTON POST   (The Washington Post) — If you want to…

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The Pernicious Civil War Revisionism Poisoning American History Students
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The Pernicious Civil War Revisionism Poisoning American History Students

(Salon) – No living historian has done more to shape our understanding of the American…

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Letters Show How Humans Priced for Sale During Slave Trade
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Letters Show How Humans Priced for Sale During Slave Trade

SYLVIA HUI, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Researchers at Britain’s Cambridge University have released letters…

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John Legend to Handle Music for Slave Drama ‘Underground’
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John Legend to Handle Music for Slave Drama ‘Underground’

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. (AP) — John Legend is bringing his talents to a TV drama…

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If You Don’t Want Your Political Dinner to Honor a Slaveowner, Avoid These 10 Names, Too
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If You Don’t Want Your Political Dinner to Honor a Slaveowner, Avoid These 10 Names, Too

(The Washington Post) – If you’re a Democrat and/or you’ve ever attended a fundraising dinner…

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No Bullets, No Books
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No Bullets, No Books

For more than a century, descendants of enslaved Africans could be punished or put to…

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