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09
Feb

LA is Still the South

By Marcus Anthony Hunter and Zandria F. Robinson, authors of Chocolate Cities: The Black Map of American Life A man is dragged from his seat. A group of police officers congregate around …

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02
Feb

Extraordinary Histories

An opportunity to reflect on the numerous events and figures in American history, Black History Month is more than a month; it is an expansive and growing history of America. The recommended …

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07
Feb

The Black Panther Party’s Ten-Point Program

Last October marked the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Black Panther Party in Oakland, California, when, in 1966, college students Bobby Seale and Huey Newton vowed to prevent police brutality against black …

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18
Feb

Better Git It in Your Soul

by Krin Gabbard, author of Better Git It in Your Soul: An Interpretive Biography of Charles Mingus If you know a little about Charles Mingus, you probably know that he was a …

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26
Jan

The Birth of Modern Sociology

We were taught that American sociology originated with the Chicago School.  What if we were wrong? In honor of Black History Month, let’s consider a counterview posed by author Aldon Morris—that W. E. …

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