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Why taking down Confederate memorials is only a first step

Joshua F.J. Inwood, Pennsylvania State University and Derek H. Alderman, University of Tennessee Recently the city of New Orleans removed several Confederate monuments from a...

How African-Americans disappeared from the Kentucky Derby

Katherine Mooney, Florida State University When the horses enter the gate for the 143rd Kentucky Derby, their jockeys will hail from Louisiana, Mexico,...

Ella Fitzgerald’s flirtation with reefer songs

Adam Gustafson, Pennsylvania State University “The First Lady of Song” Ella Fitzgerald would have turned 100 on April...

Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Even before sanctuary cities, here's how black Americans protected fugitive slaves Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts Amherst Over the past few days, the national climate has...

The Easter Rising 100 years on: how the Irish revolution fired...

David Brundage, University of California, Santa Cruz On July 27, 1919, Marcus Garvey, the African-American nationalist then nearing the height of his influence, rose to...

From generations of infidelity and pain, Beyoncé makes ‘Lemonade’

Naeemah Clark, Elon University Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned. But apparently a woman scorned is also the foundation of a creative tour...

In a state wrought with racial tension, Jackie Robinson…

In a state wrought with racial tension, Jackie Robinson suited up for his first spring training game Chris Lamb, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis Seventy years ago,...

Gordon Parks exhibit offers intimate glimpse into segregation-era life for African...

By Toni Pepe Dan, Boston University In the spring of 1950, Gordon Parks, the first African-American photographer for Life Magazine, returned to his hometown of...

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Fake drugs are one reason malaria still kills so many

Jackson Thomas, University of Canberra; Erin Walker, University of Canberra; Gregory Peterson, University of Tasmania, and Mark Naunton, University of Canberra Malaria, a mosquito-borne parasitic...