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The endless appropriation of MLK and white supremacy’s need to rewrite historical narratives
“Laughing barrels” and the defiant spirit of Black laughter
Why must Black heroism in fiction be continuously made of our historical injury?
100 years after Chicago’s Red Summer race riots, the lasting legacy of segregation is crystal clear
AirGo x BYP with Barbara Ransby
Faced with commercialization, the Black Punk community turns to its past for a guide to keep resisting
Keeping Black history will always be necessary, but it takes a toll
Sexual assault programs must address racial power dynamics & acknowledge the history of racist lies about assault
To deal with intergenerational Black trauma, we must care for our elders
American history classes are actually worsening kids’ understanding of America
Missing pages of Malcolm X’s autobiography purchased by the Schomburg Center at NY auction
Cornel West sparks spirited discussion about democracy at Dartmouth on 25th anniversary of ‘Race Matters’
Smithsonian Museum of African American History acquires Wakandan artifacts
What do we need for a new freedom?: A proudly fat, disabled, bisexual enby’s vision for #Juneteenth
Urban planning pioneer Toni Griffin wins award after subverting rules to highlight segregation
Time explores the history of a Nazi concentration camp symbol that was repurposed for Pride
Black people were held in slavery in the Deep South as late as the 1960’s
Remains of ship found in Gulf Coast could be the last known U.S. slave ship
Lubiana Himid is the first Black woman artist to win England’s prestigious Turner Prize
White people have long tried to obscure slavery as the cause of the Civil War. Donald Trump is no different.
Trump’s Presidency Actually Is Normal Though…
Police Chief Association President Apologizes For Past Wrongdoings Against People of Color
Meet the Black Woman Architect Behind the New Smithsonian Museum
Go Ahead, Be Mad At Beyoncé’s Blackness
Alia Atkinson becomes first black woman to win world title in swimming
Video: BYP100’s Jessica Pierce talks activism, youth-led movements
Laverne Cox named Glamour ‘Woman of the Year’
Civil rights activist says America looks a lot like it did 54 years ago
Chicago Defender appoints Kai El’ Zabar as publication’s first female director
Chadwick Bosman to star as Marvel’s first black superhero, company also set to debut first female hero
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