Still Marching on Washington, 50 Years Later. By Sheryl Gay Stolberg. New York Times, August 13, 2013.
100 Amazing Facts About the Negro
Which Black Governor Was Almost a Senator?
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November 4, 2013., The Root,
Kerry James Marshall
Great America, 1994, from the National Gallery of Art exhibit, In the Tower: Kerry James Marshall
June 28 – December 7, 2013
Kerry James Marshall was born in Birmingham, Alabama, in 1955. He moved with his family to Los Angeles in 1963, where he was educated at the Otis Art Institute; he currently lives in Chicago. One of the most accomplished painters of his generation, Marshall has exhibited widely in both the United States and abroad and is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, among other honors. His work explores the experiences of African Americans and the narratives of American history that have often excluded black people.
Trayvon, Redux. By Rita Dove, The Root, July 16, 2013.
The US v. Trayvon Martin: How the System Worked. By Robin D. G. Kelly. Counterpunch, July 15, 2013.
Was Justice Served in Murder Acquittal of George Zimmerman? PBS Newshour, PBS.org, July 15, 2013.
4 arrested as protests turn violent. By Ruben Vives, Robert J. Lopez and Andrew Blankstein. Los Angeles Times, July 16, 2013.
Two Nights After Zimmerman Verdict, Protests Rip Through Los Angeles. By Ian Lovett and Gerry Mullany. New York Times, July 16, 2013.
US protests follow Zimmerman acquittal. The Irish Times (Ireland), July 15, 2013.
Zimmerman to ask for gun that killed Trayvon Martin back. By Philippe Naughton. The Times (London), July 15, 2013.
Zimmerman verdict ignites day of protests, Los Angeles Times, July 15, 2013.
Les Etats-Unis divisés après l'acquittement de Zimmerman. Le Monde, July 14, 2013.
Zimmerman not-guilty verdict unlikely to be the end of Trayvon Martin saga in court. By Manuel Roig-Franzia. Washington Post, July 14, 2013.
In Zimmerman Case, Self-Defense Was Hard to Topple. By Lizette Alvarez. New York Times, July 14, 2013.
Prayer, Anger and Protests Greet Verdict in Florida Case. By Adam Nagourney. New York Times, July 14, 2013.
With Criminal Case Closed, Justice Department Will Restart Hate Crime Inquiry. By Eric Lipton. New York Times, July 14, 2013.
Blacks Most Likely to Get News From TV. By Richard Prince. The Root, July 10, 2013.
One Trayvon Martin Case, But Two Very Different Trials. By Gene Demby. NPR.org, July 9, 2013.
Groups Get Tangled in Black Hair Controversy. Morning Edition, NPR.org, July 10, 2013.
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Black Thought and Culture
Black Thought and Culture contains 1,297 sources with 1,098 authors, covering the non-fiction published works of leading African Americans. Particular care has been taken to index this material so that it can be searched more thoroughly than ever before. Where possible the complete published non-fiction works are included, as well as interviews, journal articles, speeches, essays, pamplets, letters and other fugitive material.