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To Sit Awhile with the Statue Honoring the Life of Lorraine Hansberry

A Q&A with Imani Perry | I believe that Lorraine is having a well-deserved extended period of recognition. I am also thrilled that “A Raisin in the Sun” is reportedly returning to Broadway in the fall

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Race and Ethnicity in America Biography and Memoir Feminism, Gender, and Sexuality Queer Perspectives Imani Perry Looking for Lorraine Christian Coleman

A Letter to My Sons, Future Builders of Diverse Democracy

By Eboo Patel | Do you remember the first demonstration that your mother and I took you to? It was the fifty-year commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s march through the South Side neighborhood of

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American Society Politics and Current Events Eboo Patel We Need to Build

Queer to Stay! A Reading Guide to Pride

It’s raining men, and not the ones The Weather Girls sang about. They’re raining on Pride parades with violent intent. A U-Haul truckful of members from the white supremacist group, Patriot Front, was

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Free eBook Downloads of Resources for the Movement to End Gun Violence

By Christian Coleman | Take a breath. The end of May and the start of June have been brutal. Ten Black citizens died in the white supremacist mass shooting in Buffalo, New York. Nineteen children and

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American Society Politics and Current Events Now More Than Ever Bullets into Bells Guns Don't Kill People, People Kill People Christian Coleman

Observation Post: Individual Liberty vs. Public Safety—Our Distorted Thinking About Gun Control

By Philip C. Winslow | Shortly after a teenage gunman murdered seventeen people and wounded seventeen others at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, in 2018, I thought back over

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American Society Politics and Current Events Now More Than Ever Observation Post Philip C. Winslow