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A Splendid Failure

If you’re white, you probably don’t know much about what happened in the United States between 1865 and 1877. For most white people, our rudimentary understanding of American history skips from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln to the Wild West to World War I.  1,207 more words

Racism

History Set in Stone

From the beginning of America’s founding to the present, the topic of racism and slavery is still a conflicting argument. On the subject of confederate monuments, there are many that are opposed to the removal as it represents history and pays heritage to their ancestors. 972 more words

A frank talk about racism.

I am about to use the “n” word to relate a true story.  If you are going to be offended, you will need to read another blog. 1,444 more words

Culture

The Song of the Smoke by W.E.B. Dubois

https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/43025/the-song-of-the-smoke

This is a battle cry. I love the beat, the relentless pace. Relentless is also the world of the poem: full of toil and hardship. 231 more words

Analysis

African-American leader

This course deals with the first half of African-American History, from the early colonial period to the end of Reconstruction. While many students are familiar with 20th century black leaders such as W.E.B. 50 more words

Academic Writing

Freedom’s Just Another Word: The “Atlanta Compromise”

Monday Oct. 9 6-8 pm

Harold Washington Library

6th Floor North Study Room

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At this Critical Theory Chicago event, we will discuss the “Atlanta Exposition Speech” through Booker T. 542 more words

CTC Event

DuBois (1928): Un monumento a Robert E. Lee? Una monumentale sciocchezza

W.E.B. DuBois, il più importante intellettuale afro-americano della prima metà del Novecento, storico e attivista per i diritti civili, pubblica questo articolo nel marzo 1928 sulla rivista che dirige, The Crisis (che è l’organo della National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, NAACP). 404 more words

Cultura Politica