SOURCE: Public Books
Georgetown University Historian Marcia Chatelain talks research, publishing, podcasting, and connecting with first-generation college students in a wide-ranging interview.
SOURCE: Made By History at The Washington Post
by Chin Jou
The lawsuit against McDonald's by 52 African American franchisees is rooted in a complex history of urban disinvestment, Black capitalism, and corporate America.
Historian Marcia Chatelain's book "Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America" is key background to a discussion of a recent lawsuit filed against McDonalds by Black franchise owners, alleging the corporation discriminated against them in allocating franchise locations.
SOURCE: NY Times
by Mehrsa Baradaran
Nixon’s solution for racial ghettos was tax breaks and incentives, not economic justice.
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