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  • Reparations – Has the Time Finally Come?

    ACLU Senior Policy Analyst Nkechi Taifa discusses the history of the movement for African American reparations and how it has moved from the radical fringe to mainstream debate.



  • May 18, 1896: Plessy v. Ferguson Decided

    On May 18, 1896 the Supreme Court's decision validated the "separate but equal" principle that was used to justify racial apartheid in the United States.



  • The Cities We Need (Editorial)

    Our cities are broken because affluent Americans have been segregating themselves from the poor, and our best hope for building a fairer, stronger nation is to break down those barriers.



  • $500,000 Federal Grant Awarded to Former “Americus Colored Hospital”

    The National Park Service and Historic Preservation Fund awarded the grant to an Americus preservation group to create a new civil rights museum in the original building of a Jim Crow-era hospital that served the black population of southwest Georgia.



  • The Neighborhoods We Will Not Share

    by Richard Rothstein

    Persistent housing segregation lies at the root of many of our society’s problems. Trump wants to make it worse.