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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...

Battles over book bans reflect conflicts from the 1980s

By Fred L. Pincus, University of Maryland, Baltimore County A conservative leader found fault with how “respect for our nation’s heritage” had been mostly stripped...

Black Americans mostly left behind by progress since Dr. King’s death

By Sharon Austin, University of Florida On Apr. 4, 1968, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, Tennessee, while assisting striking sanitation workers. Back...

Tipping the Power in Pregnancy

Addressing maternal health for Black women By Dr. Toluwalase Ajayi We have all seen the devastating headlines about how dangerous it is to give birth in...

Veterans Day legislation targets GI Bill racial inequities

By Aaron Morrison and Kat Stafford, Associated Press In honor of Veterans Day, a group of Democratic lawmakers is reviving an effort to pay the...