Jeffery Robinson, the ACLU’s top racial justice expert, discusses the dark history of Confederate symbols across the country and outlines what we can do to learn from our past and combat systemic racism.
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Confederate monument looms over Black neighborhood in Kansas City. It’s here to stay
Despite movements to remove many of them, at least six Confederate monuments in the Kansas City area are likely not going away.
There’s something wrong with the exam school tests — not with Black and Latinx children
To tell the truth about standardized tests is to tell the story of the eugenicists who created and popularized these tests in the United States more than a century ago.
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I hope that they end it.” That’s what President Donald Trump told CBS this week, referring to an upcoming Supreme Court case that will decide the fate of Obamacare. On Nove ...
Can America Survive the Re-Election of Donald Trump?
His attacks on democracy, his alignment with corrupt and ruthless dictators and his willingness to sacrifice social needs and human lives to the cruel script of raw power and a ruthless market-driven ...
Let’s not waste this crucial moment: We need to stop abusing the planet
By making us more aware of the nature around us, COVID-19 lockdowns could inspire us to fight back against climate disaster.
Despite disinformation, there is ample evidence that the truth still matters
The President of the United States is being likened to a super-spreader — of the coronavirus, of disinformation, of dangerously bogus claims about the election. The social media universe is a giant ...
Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., grandson of the 10th president, dies at 95
Lyon Gardiner Tyler Jr., the older of two surviving grandsons of the 10th president of the United States, John Tyler ... took the oath and assumed the full powers of the presidency.
To Native Americans, reparations can vary from having sovereignty to just being heard
He said New York City is full of images that ... in the streets asking for the truth of history to be told,” she said. “No matter where you are in the United States, you're on stolen ...