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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...

Does most of your paycheck go to rent? That may be...

Jessica Owens-Young, American University New data on health across the U.S. shows that high housing costs are harming Americans’ health – and that some communities...

Super Bowl LIII and the soul of Atlanta

Derrick P. Alridge, University of Virginia As a historian who studies W.E.B. Du Bois – and as someone who once lived in nearby Athens, Georgia...

Meet the theologian who helped MLK see the value of nonviolence

Paul Harvey, University of Colorado After this last tumultuous year of political rancor and racial animus, many people could well be asking what can sustain...

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Richard Woodward, Texas A&M University The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on August 3 released the final rule of the EPA Clean Power Plan, regulations...