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Book Review - Devil in the Grove

I found this book to be an excellent depiction of the travesties which besieged the legal system with regards to racism and the blatant inequities prevalent in law enforcement and the courts. 165 more words

Book Review

Idaho Capitol Art: The Capitol of Light Leaves Native Peoples in the Shadows

We continue with our art tour of other state capitols to see what lessons Minnesota might learn as we reassess our controversial capitol art. (Information on capitol art in Minnesota and other states is collected on 0ur… 698 more words

Capitol Art

Ida B Wells

I came across Ida Wells today while looking at tweets addressing the Black Lives Matter movement and here are a couple of links to some extraordinary work by her. 142 more words

Resistance

On Sandra

My mom swears I started speaking intelligibly at nine months. I tend to believe her because as far back as I can remember, I have always been able to find words to express myself. 1,124 more words

In The News

Amy Spain's Crime

 

“The long night of darkness which had bound her in slavery was about to break away. It was impossible to repress the exuberance of her feelings; and although powerless to aid the advancing deliverers of her caste, or to injure her oppressors, the simple expression of satisfaction at the event sealed her doom.” – Harper’s Weekly… 325 more words

What Happened to Sandra Bland?

What can you do?

1. Sign this petition so the U.S. Department of Justice will take over the investigation.  The Sheriff in Waller County TX has previously been fired for racist actions and the… 451 more words

Feminism