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Burying The Past And Building The Future In Post-Apartheid South Africa

With the recent deaths in 2021 of South African Anglican Bishop Desmond Tutu on Dec. 26 and Frederik Willem (F.W.) de Klerk on Nov....

What America’s voting rights activists can learn from past movements for civil rights

By Anthony Siracusa, University of Colorado Boulder, The Conversation With Congress failing to pass new voting rights legislation, it’s worth remembering that throughout U.S. history,...

Ethical US consumers struggled to pressure the sugar industry to abandon slavery with less...

By Calvin Schermerhorn, Arizona State University Twenty-two-year-old Sam Watts saw the Virginia coastline vanish while he was aboard a domestic slave ship in the fall...

Critical race theory: What it is and what it isn’

By David Miguel Gray, University of Memphis U.S. Rep. Jim Banks of Indiana sent a letter to fellow Republicans on June 24, 2021, stating: “As...

Atlanta owns up to legacy of convict labor that rebuilt city

By Michael Warren, Associated Press The City of Atlanta's official seal shows a phoenix rising from the ashes of the Civil War. What it doesn’t...