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African American history



  • The Great Land Robbery

    by Vann R. Newkirk II

    A war waged by deed of title has dispossessed 98 percent of black agricultural landowners in America.



  • Why We Need More Black Women In Economics

    by Keri Leigh Merritt

    Recently a group of brilliant, driven, young Black women formed The Sadie Collective, an organization that “seeks to be an answer to the dismal representation of Black women in the quantitatively demanding fields such as public policy, economics, data analytics, and finance.”



  • 2019 Belongs to Shirley Chisholm

    A feature film. A monument. Tattoos in her honor. People looking for a hero have found one in this one-woman precursor to today’s progressive politics.



  • Black People’s Land Was Stolen

    by Andrew W. Kahrl

    In addition to invoking the 40 acres black people never got, the reparations movement today should be talking about the approximately 11 million acres black people had but lost, in many cases through fraud, deception and outright theft, much of it taken in the past 50 years.