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Emmett Till Archive

The Creation Of An Emmett Till Archive. By Linton Weeks., August 24, 2015.

50th Anniversary of Marches from Selma to Montgomery


This Map Shows How Many More Students Are Living In Poverty Than 9 Years Ago. Black Voices, Huffington Post, August 24, 2015.

Julian Bond, Race Man, Poet, Movement-Builder -- and Friend. By Roger Hickey. Black Voices, Huffington Post, August 24, 2015.

Racially Disparate Views of New Orleans’ Recovery After Hurricane Katrina. By Campbell Robertson. New York Times, August 24, 2015.

Rhode Island Church Taking Unusual Step to Illuminate Its Slavery Role. By Katharine Q. Seelye. New York Times, August 23, 2015.

The Videos That Are Putting Race and Policing Into Sharp Relief. By Damien Cave and Rochelle Oliver. New York Times, August 13, 2015.

Ferguson: A Shooting That Caused the Nation to Shudder. New York Times, August 7, 2015.

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2014 State of Black America

The 2015 State of Black America offers reports and statistics on employment, education, equality and more from the National Urban League.

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