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The Modern Voting Rights Movement, Single Member Districts, and Black Office Holding

As a teenager, I proudly told my first black friends that I was colorblind. I thought I was saying the right thing, telling them that race doesn’t matter to me. I now realize how sickeningly smug that sounds. I know they weren’t color blind. I have chosen to feel varying degrees of fury over the headline names – Henry Glover, Sean Bell, Kathryn Johnston, Michael Brown, Dajerria Becton, Eric Garner, Laquan McDonald. I am privileged to have the choice of whether to feel enraged, or simply
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Black Politics in New Deal Atlanta

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What’s on Your Mind – Kaye Dee & Motor Mouth

BB King has died. He wasn’t my all-time favorite Bluesman, but he was an exquisite musician and he influencedeveryone.
The moment we heard that Riley B. King — known universally both as “BB” and as the King of the Blues — had breathed his last, we invited ourselves to a very private memorial service. Our own. The King is dead, long live the Blues he was so crucial to shaping over his veryRead more…

Jerry L Midgette First African-American To Lead New Jersey State Election Officials

289 schools had at least one team on the list, which represents an increase of…
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Los Angeles Clippers Players Protest Silently, League Continues To React to Donald Sterling Comments

What if every time you went shopping, you were guaranteed to score a deal? With…
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