SOURCE: Phenomenal World
While New York's mayoral campaign has invoked the "bad old days" of the 1970s, the city today is still experiencing the political-economic crisis that erupted 50 years ago.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor
Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor reviews Elizabeth Hinton's new "America on Fire" and explains how it shakes up established accounts of a "good" and "nonviolent" civil rights movement giving way to protest and violence.
SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by J.T. Roane
The Philadelphia Police Department bears responsibility for the deadly bombing of the rowhouse occupied by MOVE members, but the carnage shows a long pattern of indifference by multiple municipal departments to the health, safety, and quality of life of Black residents in the 1970s and 1980s.
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