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by BA - 11 months ago

15 books that are essential reading for Black History Month

cnn.com - February is Black History Month, and if you're looking for a way to celebrate, we've rounded up 15 epic books by some of the most brilliant African American authors and historical figures to read thr…Tweeted by @spokanelibrary https://twitter.com/spokanelibrary/status/1361370984394203137

by BA - 11 months ago

The shape of African American geopolitics

aljazeera.com - The Cold War era brought landmark gains in civil rights at the price of stunting black critique of foreign policy.Tweeted by @VaughnRasberry https://twitter.com/VaughnRasberry/status/1361872461843767298

by BA - 11 months ago

The Strange Career of Felon Disenfranchisement

alexandriagazette.com - Felons have been prohibited from voting in Virginia since 1830, when the "right to suffrage" was denied "to any person convicted of any infamous offense." But it was during the era of Jim Crow that f…Tweeted by @MichaelLeePope https://twitter.com/MichaelLeePope/status/1362414...

by BA - 11 months ago

Biden backs reparations study, as House Democrats push for commission

kttn.com - (Missouri Independent) - The White House on Wednesday indicated that President Joe Biden would support studying reparations for slavery, the same day that House Democrats held a hearing on legislatio…Tweeted by @KTTNRadio https://twitter.com/KTTNRadio/status/1362399671361110018

by BA - 11 months ago

Behind The Former Slave Narratives Captured By A New Deal Program

npr.org - In the 1930s, the Federal Writers' Project collected the narratives of former slaves in the United States. Clint Smith of The Atlantic speaks with NPR's Ari Shapiro about these stories.Tweeted by @SCOTTYSIMM https://twitter.com/SCOTTYSIMM/status/1362238639426727938

by BA - 11 months ago

HRCF Will Host Forum On Racist Housing Policies

HAMPTON ROADS Registration is now open for The Color of Law: A Virtual Evening with Richard Rothstein, which will take place online on February 25 at 6 p.m.  The discussion will uncover the long history of explicit local, state, and federal government policies that encouraged residential segregatio...

by BA - 11 months ago

Rivers Casino Portsmouth Hosts First Vendor Fair

PORTSMOUTH Over 850 viewers recently participated virtually in the city’s first local vendor fair for the upcoming Rivers Casino Portsmouth. During the event, blueprints of plans that showed the design of the casino were unveiled. The event was led by Rush Street Gaming, Portsmouth’s developer and...

by BA - 11 months ago

DStv Premium customers to get free access to Showmax

By Our Reporter MultiChoice Uganda has announced that its premium subscribers will continue to access Showmax free of charge when they add the streaming platform to their DStv bill. In addition, their customers on DStv Access, Compact and Compact Plus will also now access the streaming platform on...