Articles in race tagged with history

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Assata Shakur — “Women in Prison: How It Is With Us”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

The Combahee River Collective Statement

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Fred Hampton — “Power Anywhere There’s People”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Jack O’Dell — “The July Rebellions and the ‘Military State’”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Jesse Gray — “The Black Revolution: A Struggle for Political Power”

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Our members-only podcast is now available to all! A reading series of radical essays and speeches, season one highlights six short texts related to Black liberation struggles in the U.S., from Claudia Jones to the Combahee River Collective.

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Boston Review Rosie Gillies

Claudia Jones — “An End of the Neglect of the Problems of the Negro Woman!”

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Ryan Fontanilla

Coast Guard techniques for blocking Haitian asylum seekers have their roots in the slave trade. Understanding these connections can help us disentangle immigration policy from white nationalism.

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Peter Dreier

Robin DiAngelo’s best-selling book sells a misguided view of baseball integration to her readers and corporate clients.

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Duana Fullwiley

Home DNA ancestry kits include no ancestors, instead comparing customers to other present-day people based on assumptions about race and ethnicity. So what are they actually selling?