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On the evening April 4, 1968 a shot rang out aimed at Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., striking him in the chin and neck, almost certainly killing him… Read More

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The history of African Americans is typically thought of as people and events, but those could not come together without places and spaces. In an… Read More

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New Orleans has to be one of the best cities in the world. The history, the food, the people, the art — the list of reasons why you should love… Read More

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Director Jason Osder, in his 2013 documentary Let the Fire Burn, resurrected… Read More

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The Destruction of Black Wall Street

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Greenwood, Oklahoma, a suburb of Tulsa, was the type of community that African Americans are still, today, attempting to reclaim… Read More

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