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Author Interview: Dr. Peniel E. Joseph on the Third Reconstruction and Hope for a Multiracial Democracy

April 25, 2023
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Blake Maddux talks to Peniel Joseph about his latest book, “The Third Reconstruction: America’s Struggle for Racial Justice in the Twenty-First Century.”

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Book Reviews: Black Activism in a Quartet of Children’s Books

February 10, 2023
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Given the increasing backlash against books that promote equity and diversity, and the fact that many schools still spotlight Black history in February, here is a sampling of the many excellent Black history and biography books for children published in the past few years.

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Folk Album Review: Tyler Childers’s “Long Violent History” – An Appalachian Murder Ballad for Breonna Taylor

September 26, 2020
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The Kentuckian’s message is one of both heritage and empathy — and the necessity of both.

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Visual Arts Commentary: Boston’s Historical Memorial to Black Lives Vandalized

June 15, 2020
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Boston’s most celebrated piece of public art was one of 16 monuments irresponsibly defaced during the recent protests.

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Film Review: “Where the Pavement Ends” — The Roots of Racism

October 19, 2018
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What is distinctive about Jane Gillooly’s superb documentary is its patient unfolding of the history of discrimination in a specific area.

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