SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
by Sam Backer
The music industry's adaptation to the streaming age (and return to profits for the big labels) is part of a long history extracting money from new technologies, including giving artists the smallest slice of the pie.
by Roy E. Finkenbine
White supremacist keyboard warriors appear to have declared a cyber war against Black History Month.
SOURCE: The New Yorker
Two podcasts address controversial aspects of racial integration in schooling, looking at contemporary New York and Boston in the late 1960s and 1970s.
by Sarah Werner
@HistoryInPics and similar Twitter streams post “old” pictures and little tidbits of captions for them. That's it. No attribution, no link, no context, and a casual relationship to the truth.
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