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The fight against school segregation began in South Carolina, long before...

Roy Jones, Clemson University When it comes to the case of Brown v. Board of Education, the 1954 Supreme...

After Hollywood thwarted Anna May Wong, the actress took matters into...

Shirley J. Lim, Stony Brook University (The State University of New York) The U.S. Mint will, over the next...

Bridges, bike lanes, electric car chargers and more: 5 essential reads...

Jennifer Weeks, The Conversation After months of debate and negotiation, Congress has passed a sweeping measure to upgrade many...

Segregation policies in federal government in early 20th century harmed Blacks...

Guo Xu, University of California, Berkeley and Abhay Aneja, University of California, Berkeley Economic disparities in earnings, health and wealth between Black and white Americans...

How baseball’s first commissioner led a conspiracy of silence to preserve...

Chris Lamb, IUPUI The Baseball Writers’ Association of America recently announced that it would remove former Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name from...

Latest legal hurdle to removing Confederate statues in Virginia: The wishes...

Allison Anna Tait, University of Richmond A controversial statue of Robert E. Lee will remain in place in Richmond, the former capital of the American...

What Canada and South Africa can teach the U.S. about slavery...

Bonny Ibhawoh, McMaster University America’s failure to understand, acknowledge and resolve the continuing catastrophe of slavery is holding back the entire nation. Without broad public recognition...

When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon...

Emily Nagisa Keehn, Harvard University and Dana Walters, Harvard University In a country with mass incarceration, horrific prison conditions and a penal system suffused with...

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EPA’s plan to regulate chemical contaminants in drinking water is a...

Laurel Schaider, Harvard University After more than a year of community meetings and deliberations, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced in February 2019 that it...