Noel Ignatiev’s Long Fight Against Whiteness

Jay Caspian Kang, The New Yorker, 11/15/2019

In 1995, Noel Ignatiev, a recent graduate of the doctoral program in history at Harvard, published his dissertation with Routledge, an academic press.

Harriet Tubman, in movie and real life, guided by faith in fight for freedom

Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service, 10/31/2019

“God don’t mean people to own people.”

Jason Reynolds Is on a Mission

Concepción de León, The New York Times, 10/28/2019

The best-selling writer of more than a dozen children’s books wants black teenagers and kids to know that he sees them.

John Conyers Jr., long-serving congressman who co-founded Congressional Black Caucus, dies at 90

John Otis, The Washington Post, 10/27/2019

John Conyers Jr., who became the longest-serving African American in Congress, co-founded the Congressional Black Caucus and helped create a national holiday in the name of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.died Oct. 27 at his home in Detroit. He was 90.

A Journey of Racism in Brazil

Desiree Griggs, esri, 10/14/2019

Brazil has had long history of discrimination against blacks.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed Wins 2019 Nobel Peace Prize For Efforts In Ending Conflict With Eritrea

Tomas Kassahun, Blavity, 10/11/2019

The Norwegian Nobel Committee recognized Abiy Ahmed for making peace with Eritrea.

Ethiopian Prime Minster Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Yosef I. Abramowitz, The Jerusalem Post, 10/11/2019

Kudos to the Nobel Peace Prize committee for recognizing the bold visions and action of Ethiopia’s youthful Prime Minister, Dr. Abiy Ahmed.

Gloriann Sacha Antonetty Lebrón Launches the First-Ever Magazine For Black Women In Puerto Rico

Keka Araujo, DiversityInc, 09/25/2019

Gloriann Sacha Antonetty Lebrón has made history by launching Puerto Rico’s first magazine for Black women on the island.

How America's Ugly History of Segregation Changed the Meaning of the Word 'Ghetto'

Daniel B. Schwartz, Time, 09/24/2019

Today, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism.