SOURCE: The Atlantic
by Adam Sewer
Timothy Thomas Fortune isn’t a household name, but he had a profound influence on the struggle for civil rights.
SOURCE: Black Perspectives
Featuring articles from Hasan Kwame Jeffries, Kim Gallon, and Fred Carroll.
SOURCE: Pacific Standard
In her new book, Jessica Wilkerson tells the stories of the radical mountain women who fought against bosses and laid the groundwork for ensuing generations of Appalachian resistance.
SOURCE: Washington Post
The word, used throughout history as both a pejorative and a badge of honor, has deep roots in American political rhetoric.
by Rebecca Jo Plant
Credit: Wiki Commons.Growing up in the 1970s in suburban Kansas City, Mother’s Day meant rising early with my father and sister to make breakfast and speaking in hushed voices as we crept upstairs with a carefully prepared tray. Or it meant being allowed to use a paring knife to gather a bouquet of tulips from the backyard garden.
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