News Items of Interest to H-AfroAm

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News Items of Interest to H-AfroAm

 Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans »
 100th Anniversary: Houston Race Riot of 1917 Against Police Brutality Led to Largest Murder Trial In U.S. History »
 Dick Gregory Was a Sledgehammer of Truth »
 How New York City became the capital of the Jim Crow North »
 Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks & Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago »
 Seeking justice for the mass hanging of black soldiers after the bloody 1917 Houston riots »
 Fighting Trump’s Efforts to Suppress the Vote »
 What Mark Lilla Gets Wrong About Students »
 Maxine Waters and the burden of the 'strong black woman' »
 How Redlining’s Racist Effects Lasted for Decades »
 How Chester B. Himes Became the Rage in Harlem, and Beyond »
 Confederate monuments are more than reminders of our racist past. They are symbols of our racist present. »
 More than 4,000 black people were lynched in the South. Where are their monuments? »
 The U.S. Catholic Church’s last major effort on racism was in 1979. Charlottesville woke it up. »
 Why America is wrestling with Confederate monuments »
 Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and the Ways We Talk About Our Past »
 Two schools in Mississippi – and a lesson in race and inequality in America »
 African Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville »
 A Brief History of Racism »
 On Esther Cooper Jackson And Intellectual History »
 Six Flags has taken down its Confederate flag. But that’s not the only legacy of Jim Crow at the park. »
 American Monuments and the Residue of History. »
 In 'More Than A Picture' Exhibit, History Happens Now »
 What if college players followed Kaepernick's lead? They might find they have real power  »
 Taking the Fight Against White Supremacy Into Schools »
 Yes, Gone With the Wind Is Another Neo-Confederate Monument »
 Trump, Joe Arpaio and the Black Codes
 Freedom Rider: Joe Arpaio Is No Aberration
 The Civil Rights Division has a proud legacy. Eric Dreiband is unfit to lead it
 The Pathology of Delusions »