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A ‘Wary Faith’ in the Courts

Eric Foner New York Review
A groundbreaking new book demonstrates that even during the days of slavery, African Americans knew a lot more about legal principles than has been imagined.

The Black Box of Race

Henry Louis Gates Jr. The Atlantic
In a circumscribed universe, Black Americans have ceaselessly reinvented themselves.

Friday Nite Videos | March 1, 2024

The Paradox of an Infinite Universe. 'Night Thunder': Slide Guitar and Native American Flute. Dulcé Sloan Creates Black Women's History Day | The Daily Show. God & Country | Movie Trailer. Stephen Declares SCOTUS Unconstitutional.

Black History Is Also America’s History: A Reading List

And it’s America’s labor history, too. It’s coming together to fight for freedom and justice. Our Civil, Human and Women’s Rights Department has put together a list of recommended reading for the month.

The Black Working Class Can No Longer Be Ignored

Akil Vicks Jacobin
Across the political spectrum, Americans whitewash the working class and exclude labor struggle from black history. Blair LM Kelley’s Black Folk: The Roots of the Black Working Class is a necessary corrective — and provides lessons for struggle today
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