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Race/Related (Newsletter-The New York Times)

Affirmative Action as Reparations: For affirmative action to survive, we need to rethink what it is meant to do and who it is meant to serve (New Republic)

The Native American casualties of US immigration policy (Open Democracy)

Indigenous Peoples Day or Diversity Day? L.A. is poised to rename Columbus Day, but councilmen have different ideas (Los Angeles Times)

White ‘Power’ and the Fear of Replacement (The New York Times)

A Presumption of Guilt by Bryan Stevenson (The New York Review of Books)

Indigenous filmmaker flips script on Standing Rock (CBC News)

We Are Who We Say We Are (Nikky Finney)

Janaya Khan: “Don’t Kid Yourself, White Nationalism Is on the Rise in Canada Too” (Flare)

Durham's Confederate Statue Comes Down (The Atlantic)

To Be Clear, White Supremacy Is the Foundation of Our Country. It Won’t Be Destroyed by Toppling Statues (The Root)

We Need to Move, Not Destroy, Confederate Monuments (The New York Times)

The Ugly, Violent Clichés of White-Supremacist Terrorism (The New Yorker)

Unlearning the Myth of American Innocence (The Gurdian)

When Jack Daniel’s Failed to Honor a Slave, an Author Rewrote History (The New York Times)

Philadelphia's First Public Statue Honoring A Black Person To Be Unveiled This September (Blavity)

Man Charged After White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville Ends in Deadly Violence (The New York Times)

It Wasn't Just White Men Who Participated In The 'Unite The Right' Rally (Huffington Post)

School segregation didn’t go away. It just evolved (Vox)

South Carolina Historian Wants to Observe the Start of Slavery in America (The Post & Courier)

A car crash topples a Confederate statue and forces a Southern town to confront its past (The Washington Post)

Protesters rip decor of new Brooklyn restaurant with ‘bullet holes’ as offensive (New York Daily News)

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life (The New York Times)

A Story of Slavery in Modern America (The Atlantic)

Environmental Racism is the New Jim Crow (The Atlantic)

Blackness and Fake News (Los Angeles Review of Books)

What Whiteness Means in the Trump Era (The New York Times)

The shadow of charm city: Inside America's great racial divide (CBC Radio)

Fires in Black Churches, Possibly Caused by Arson, in Ohio, Georgia, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Florida (The Atlantic)

‘Racial Battle Fatigue’ Is Real: Victims of Racial Microaggressions Are Stressed Like Soldiers in War (Atlanta Black Star)

 

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