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Juneteenth: Reckoning, Backlash, and the Fight Ahead

Kyle Strickland and Shahrzad Shams Roosevelt Institute
The murder of George Floyd fueled the largest demonstrations for justice, liberation, and transformative policy change in American history. We are now living through a period of backlash to that moment. Juneteenth calls us to the work that remains.

Tidbits - July 1, 2021 - Reader Comments: Voting Rights; Trump Indictment; Defund the Police; Juneteenth; Lidice Remembered; NYC and Unions Sell Out Retirees; Gay History - Readers Debate Portside post; Critical Race Theory; Anti-Racist Resources;

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Reader Comments: Voting Rights; Trump Indictment; Defund the Police; Juneteenth; Lidice Remembered; NYC and Unions Sell Out Retirees; Before Stonewall - Readers Debate Portside post; Critical Race Theory; Anti-Racist Resources; and more....

10 Things We Get Wrong About Reparations

Kirsten Mullen, William Darity, Jr. Ph.D. Rolling Stone
The federal government alone is capable of paying the bill. And, as the entity that created and maintains the black-white wealth gap, it should pay the debt.

The Hidden History of Juneteenth

Gregory P. Downs Talking Points Memo
A false story of Reconstruction spread by propagandists for Jim Crow segregation and disseminated in popular culture through Birth of a Nation continues to shape the national imagination.
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