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In the new film Green Book, Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen play a black musical genius and the hard-nosed Italian he hires to drive him through the Jim Crow south on a concert tour.

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LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Gertrude Evans, 70, was born into the Jim Crow South and […]

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — An unlikely, bipartisan coalition is working to win voter support […]

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Die Jim Crow is a collaborative, multi-media project helmed by former and current inmates in U.S. correctional facilities.

The post ‘Die Jim Crow’: Inmates record EP to spark conversations about criminal justice reform appeared first on theGrio.

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As writer Ernest Owens reflects on why his great-grandfather fought for this nation’s freedoms, he realizes he is feeling less patriotic than ever this Memorial Day.

The post OPINION: Why Memorial Day isn’t a day to be patriotic when you’re Black in America appeared first on theGrio.

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When I was a girl back in the ’60s, I was fixated on clothes, boys, […]

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Whoopi Goldberg got emotional while educating her co-hosts at "The View" about slavery and African Americans earning the right to vote.

The post Whoopi Goldberg is emotional while educating ‘The View’ co-hosts about slavery, segregation appeared first on theGrio.

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African-Americans have appealed to the descendants of our oppressors to right their ancestors’ wrongs, pay […]

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The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, while tragic, were markers of larger problems in America. Their murders were signals of a contorted reality shedding light to the economic pillars that so much of white privilege has grounded itself upon. America’s dirty little secret is that across this nation, millions of black families are […]

The post America can’t heal until Jim Crow finally dies appeared first on theGrio.

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As you watch the rallies, political speeches and debates, you will hear beautifully articulated ignorance. […]

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The Creation of Orange Mound  In 1890, white developer E. E. Meacham purchased land from the Deaderick […]

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Sixty years ago on August 21, 1955, 14 year-old Emmett Till, an African-American from Chicago, […]

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There Are White-Majority HBCUs In the past decade, many historically Black colleges and universities have increasingly become […]

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As America reexamines the debates over the Confederate flag, slavery, the Civil War and the […]

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Black Newspapers’ Coverage of Black Soldiers’ Mistreatment Considered War Crime During World War II, the Black […]

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Banned From Reading the Declaration of Independence There were limits on what Black children could […]

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Alarmist and surprised media reports on President Obama’s remarks at yesterday’s National Prayer Breakfast, where he […]

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Black voters who grew up in the segregated South still feel the impact of Jim […]

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