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In First Act of New Congress, Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Introduces Reparations Bill
January 14, 2021
“The impact of slavery and its vestiges continues to affect African Americans and indeed all Americans in communities throughout our nation,” Jackson Lee remarked. “This legislation is intended to examine the institution of slavery in the colonies and the United States from 1619 to the present, and further recommend appropriate remedies. Since the initial introduction of this legislation, its proponents have made substantial progress in elevating the discussion of reparations and reparatory justice at the national level and joining the mainstream international debate on the issues.” ... read more »
More US churches are committing to racism-linked reparations
December 13, 2020
The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledges that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church in New York City erects a plaque noting the building’s creation in 1810 was made possible by wealth resulting from slavery. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 15, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
October 15, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Thursday October 15, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365 The National Guard restored order in Boston after violence surrounding busing desegregation in schools, 1974 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
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60 Years Ago: Students Launched Sit-In Movement
February 6, 2020
Violent episodes were the exceptions and not the rule of the massively spreading Sit-in Movement. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: August 30, 2019 – Brought to you by Black365
August 30, 2019
On this day, August 30, 2004, Grant Reynolds, who played an instrumental part in the desegregation of the U.S. Armed Forces, passed away. Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. ... read more »
Agree to Disagree: The King and the Greatest Form a Bond Amid Criticism
January 11, 2018
Initially, they did not share the same views, but they grew to support each other. ... read more »
RHETORIC AND REALITY OF RACE
November 10, 2016
The central characteristic of race relations remains interaction without inclusion ... read more »
US education secretary touts school diversity efforts
August 25, 2016
John King Jr. is touting a network of magnet schools as one model for achieving the kind of diversity he has been pushing for as American schools have been growing more racially segregated. ... read more »
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