SOURCE: Phenomenal World
Long Crises: Kim Phillips-Fein Interviews Benjamin Holtzman
While New York's mayoral campaign has invoked the "bad old days" of the 1970s, the city today is still experiencing the political-economic crisis that erupted 50 years ago.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
The Unknown History of Black Uprisings
by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor reviews Elizabeth Hinton's new "America on Fire" and explains how it shakes up established accounts of a "good" and "nonviolent" civil rights movement giving way to protest and violence.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
The Shocking MOVE Bombing was Part of a Broader Pattern of Anti-Black Racism
by J.T. Roane
The Philadelphia Police Department bears responsibility for the deadly bombing of the rowhouse occupied by MOVE members, but the carnage shows a long pattern of indifference by multiple municipal departments to the health, safety, and quality of life of Black residents in the 1970s and 1980s.
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