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SPEAKING OF REPARATIONS

By Oscar Blayton To many Americans, “reparations” is a dirty word when applied to Black folks. Numerous obstacles are thrown up, like so many stone walls...

Juneteenth Celebrates Just One of the United States’ 20 Emancipation Days

By Kris Manjapra, Tufts University The actual day was June 19, 1865, and it was the Black dockworkers in Galveston, Texas, who first heard the...

Ward Connerly Resurfaces to Oppose Reparations for Black Californians

By Antonio Ray Harvey, California Black Media During the early 1990s, Ward Connerly, then-President of the California Civil Rights Initiative Campaign, was the leading African...

Rare copy of first novel by African American woman donated

By Associated Press A rare version of a book considered the first novel published in the U.S. by a Black woman has returned to her...

Historic Coretta Scott home where she wed MLK now forgotten

By Jay Reeves, Associated Press Bullet holes pock a rusted mailbox outside the vacant home where Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott were married...