[Blackstudies-l] Fwd: H-Afro-Am: News Items of Interest to H-AfroAm

Emilye Crosby crosby at geneseo.edu
Wed Sep 6 17:43:14 EDT 2017


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> Greetings Emilye Crosby,
> A new item has been posted in H-Afro-Am.
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> News Items of Interest to H-AfroAm  <https://networks.h-net.org/user/login?destination=node/193241>
> by Shawn Leigh Alexander
> News Items of Interest to H-AfroAm
> 
>  Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans » <http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/08/20/racial-segregation-impacts-health-poor-americans/>
>  100th Anniversary: Houston Race Riot of 1917 Against Police Brutality Led to Largest Murder Trial In U.S. History » <http://atlantablackstar.com/2017/08/22/100th-anniversary-houston-race-riot-1917-police-brutality-led-largest-murder-trial-us-history/>
>  Dick Gregory Was a Sledgehammer of Truth » <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/opinion/dick-gregory-comedy-truth-death.html?_r=0>
>  How New York City became the capital of the Jim Crow North » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2017/08/23/how-new-york-city-became-the-capital-of-the-jim-crow-north/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=bufferc8bbe&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.a0199d3bd42d>
>  Even With Affirmative Action, Blacks & Hispanics Are More Underrepresented at Top Colleges Than 35 Years Ago » <https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2017/08/24/us/100000005337043.app.html?nytapp=ipad>
>  Seeking justice for the mass hanging of black soldiers after the bloody 1917 Houston riots » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/retropolis/wp/2017/08/24/i-am-not-guilty-the-mass-hanging-of-13-black-soldiers-after-the-bloody-1917-houston-riots/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.f664a7e3f7fd>
>  Fighting Trump’s Efforts to Suppress the Vote » <https://rewire.news/multimedia/podcast/breach-fighting-trumps-efforts-suppress-vote/>
>  What Mark Lilla Gets Wrong About Students » <http://www.chronicle.com/article/What-Mark-Lilla-Gets-Wrong/240996#comments-anchor>
>  Maxine Waters and the burden of the 'strong black woman' » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/24/maxine-waters-and-the-burden-of-the-strong-black-woman/>
>  How Redlining’s Racist Effects Lasted for Decades » <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/upshot/how-redlinings-racist-effects-lasted-for-decades.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share>
>  How Chester B. Himes Became the Rage in Harlem, and Beyond » <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/books/review/chester-himes-biography-lawrence-jackson.html?smid=tw-share>
>  Confederate monuments are more than reminders of our racist past. They are symbols of our racist present. » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/news/post-nation/wp/2017/08/24/confederate-monuments-are-more-than-reminders-of-our-racist-past-they-are-symbols-of-our-racist-present/>
>  More than 4,000 black people were lynched in the South. Where are their monuments? » <http://www.salon.com/2017/08/25/more-than-4000-black-people-were-lynched-in-the-south-where-are-their-monuments_partner/>
>  The U.S. Catholic Church’s last major effort on racism was in 1979. Charlottesville woke it up. » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/08/23/the-u-s-catholic-churchs-last-major-effort-on-racism-was-in-1979-charlottesville-woke-it-up/?utm_term=.6fb3bf62cfca>
>  Why America is wrestling with Confederate monuments » <http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/america-wrestling-confederate-monuments/>
>  Sally Hemings, Thomas Jefferson and the Ways We Talk About Our Past » <https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/24/books/review/sally-hemings-thomas-jefferson-annette-gordon-reed.html?smprod=nytcore-ipad&smid=nytcore-ipad-share>
>  Two schools in Mississippi – and a lesson in race and inequality in America » <https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/aug/27/two-schools-in-mississippi-and-a-lesson-in-race-and-inequality-in-america?CMP=Share_iOSApp_Other>
>  African Americans fighting fascism and racism, from WWII to Charlottesville » <http://www.salon.com/2017/08/26/african-americans-fighting-fascism-and-racism-from-wwii-to-charlottesville_partner/>
>  A Brief History of Racism » <http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/live_at_politics/2017/08/ibram_x_kendi_discusses_his_book_stamped_from_the_beginning.html?wpsrc=sh_all_mob_tw_top>
>  On Esther Cooper Jackson And Intellectual History » <https://s-usih.org/2017/08/on-esther-cooper-jackson-and-intellectual-history/>
>  Six Flags has taken down its Confederate flag. But that’s not the only legacy of Jim Crow at the park. » <https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/made-by-history/wp/2017/08/28/six-flags-has-taken-down-its-confederate-flag-but-thats-not-the-only-legacy-of-jim-crow-at-the-park/?utm_campaign=buffer&utm_content=bufferf0c38&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_term=.c580dd41203b>
>  American Monuments and the Residue of History. » <http://blog.lareviewofbooks.org/essays/american-monuments-residue-history/#more-5020>
>  In 'More Than A Picture' Exhibit, History Happens Now » <http://www.npr.org/2017/08/26/544686950/in-more-than-a-picture-exhibit-history-happens-now?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20170827>
>  What if college players followed Kaepernick's lead? They might find they have real power  » <https://www.usatoday.com/story/sports/college/columnist/dan-wolken/2017/08/29/college-football-players-kaepernick-protest/612864001/>
>  Taking the Fight Against White Supremacy Into Schools » <https://www.commondreams.org/views/2017/08/29/taking-fight-against-white-supremacy-schools?utm_campaign=shareaholic&utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=socialnetwork#>
>  Yes, Gone With the Wind Is Another Neo-Confederate Monument » <http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/08/yes-gone-with-the-wind-is-another-neo-confederate-monument.html>
>  Trump, Joe Arpaio and the Black Codes <https://blackagendareport.com/trump-joe-arpaio-and-black-codes>
>  Freedom Rider: Joe Arpaio Is No Aberration <https://blackagendareport.com/freedom-rider-joe-arpaio-no-aberration>
>  The Civil Rights Division has a proud legacy. Eric Dreiband is unfit to lead it <https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2017/aug/30/the-civil-rights-division-legacy-eric-dreiband-unfit-to-lead>
>  The Pathology of Delusions » <http://diverseeducation.com/article/101015/>
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