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During these past two weeks in the twittersphere, The New York Times observed Juneteenth with a special edition entitled, "How We Juneteenth." Find an introductory article here and the online interactive edition here.

 

Published by The Guardian, Catherine Hall's article, "There are British Businesses Built on Slavery. This is How We Make Amends," highlights The Legacies of British Slave-Ownership database and how the database invites the nation to explore and understand the economic and racial legacies of British slavery. Read more here

 

Jared A. Brock explores the life of Josiah Henson, a formerly enslaved man whose life partly inspired Uncle Tom's Cabin. Find out more here.

 

A group of faculty members at The College of New Jersey discovered the campus is built on the former William Green slavery plantation. Learn more here

 

In her article published by The New York Times, Nikole Hannah-Jones draws on the history of slavery, emancipation, Jim Crow, and the Civil Rights Movement, to explain why reparations are due to black Americans. Find it here

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