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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.

Celebrating Juneteenth Amid Racial Inequality

Sabrina Terry and Dedrick Asante-Muhammad Cincinnati.com
As we celebrate Juneteenth this year, the promise of freedom alone isn’t enough to move us forward. Instead, we need to celebrate it every year with sustained action and investment to repair the inequality still lacking today.

Queer Liberation is Black Liberation, Justice for Black Lives Is Justice for All

Mako Fitts Ward & Marlon M. Bailey Praxis Center: Education for Liberation
The exclusion of Black LGBT people in mainstream pride events have spawned alternative Black pride events. These alternative actions are reminders that queer liberation is Black liberation, and justice for Black lives translates into justice for all.
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