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Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings

Zora Neale Hurston and Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings seem destined to have grown close. Both women wrote about the landscape and communities of their beloved Florida, and they each achieved fame in the 1930s when Hurston was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship and Rawlings won the Pulitzer Prize. 681 more words

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We aren't post-racial in this country

Who was it that declared America to be “post-racial”? I don’t know where this term came from exactly, but I can tell you where it comes from in general: from the minds of white people who want to ignore the racial past and present of this country. 827 more words

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3 Chics Politico's Black History Summer Movies Series

Hat tip Yahtc, THANK YOU.

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This week’s featured movie is…

“Separate But Equal” (Parts 1 and 2)

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