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House restarts conversation about reparations for Black Americans

The discussion of payments from the federal government comes as the administration focuses on racial equity. Errin Haines Originally published by The 19th

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Presidents have a long history of condescension, indifference and outright racism toward Black Americans

Stephen A. Jones, Central Michigan University and Eric Freedman, Michigan State University The fury over racial injustice that erupted in the wake of George Floyd’s killing has forced Americans to confront their history. That’s unfamiliar territory for most Americans, whose historical knowledge amounts to a vague blend of […]

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At protests that draw counter-protesters, people on the left more likely to face arrest

by Clark Merrefield, Journalist’s ResourceJanuary 12, 2021 As hundreds of President Donald Trump’s supporters took over the U.S. Capitol Jan. 6, journalists chronicled the striking differences in how law enforcement officials treated the insurrectionists compared with how they treated racial justice protesters who marched in dozens of cities […]

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Black Men Have the Shortest Lifespans of Any Americans. This Theory Helps Explain Why.

ProPublica is a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative newsroom. Sign up for The Big Story newsletter to receive stories like this one in your inbox. This story was originally published by ProPublica. by Joseph Singer, Nadia Sussman, Nina Martin and Akilah Johnson COVID-19 has killed many young Black men with deadly efficiency. When ProPublica reporters […]