Sam Staley | Tuesday February 6, 2018 at 5:00 PM PST | Comments Off on Five Recent Movies that Explore Race in America
February is African-American History Month in the United States and Canada. This series of events celebrating African-American achievements and their experience has been controversial since it was founded by historian Carter G. Woodson on a smaller scale as Negro History Week in 1926. Nevertheless, regardless of where one falls on its importance, the month provides...
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Mary Theroux | Wednesday February 29, 2012 at 4:43 PM PST | 21 Comments
If it’s the case that we study history in order to learn from it, let’s pause to consider the story of 13-year old Jada Williams on this final day of African American History Month. When she was recently assigned to read and write an essay on the autobiography of Frederick Douglass, the message of...
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