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Sixty years ago, I walked onto the campus of the University of Georgia along with my high school classmate Hamilton Holmes. Ordinarily this would have…View More Opinion | I Desegregated the University of Georgia. History Is Still in the Making.
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[Race/Related is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] When the screenwriter John Ridley pitched “The Other History…View More Inside the ‘Other History’ of Comic Book Superheroes
Days after his family had reported him missing, 15-year-old Quawan Charles was found dead in a sugar cane field, more than 20 miles from his…View More Disappearance and Death of Louisiana Teen Raises Questions About Police Response
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[Race/Related is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox.] MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. — My family moved to Mount…View More The Long, Worthwhile Search for the Five Black Women of Grace Baptist Church
The crowd was growing impatient as Crystal Holmes fumbled with the keys to the store. Dozens of people were swarming the street around Western Beauty…View More Black Products. Black Shoppers. Black Workers. But Who Owns the Store?
At the end of the Civil War in 1865, Mississippi was a majority-Black state. Republicans, who were the liberals at the time, championed granting Black…View More Opinion | Can Mike Espy Make History, Again?
Turnout decides elections. Many people have thought about how a campaign can get its supporters to the polls. And what they’ve come up is ……View More Opinion | Hi, There. Want to Triple Voter Turnout?