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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...

Sidney Poitier – Hollywood’s first Black leading man reflected the civil rights movement on screen

By Aram Goudsouzian, University of Memphis In the summer of 1967, Martin Luther King Jr. introduced the keynote speaker for the 10th-anniversary convention banquet of...

How Black writers and journalists have wielded punctuation in their activism

By Eurie Dahn, The College of Saint Rose Using punctuation and capitalization as a form of protest doesn’t exactly scream radicalism. But in debates over racial...

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...