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Schools that are mostly Black, Latino favor starting online

Published 09/11/2020 | Reading Time 6 min 22 sec  Cydney Suber, a senior at Norristown Area High School, does schoolwork at her home in Norristown, Pa., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020. In Norristown, […]

1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Descendants File Lawsuit

The Chamber joined with the other defendants in the immediate aftermath of the Massacre to impose martial law and coordinate the detention of the Massacre victims in internment camps, only releasing them to work if sponsored by white employers. The City, County, the Sheriff, and the Chamber of Commerce tried illegally to block Black Tulsans’ attempts to rebuild the Greenwood District. In the Decades following the Massacre, these defendants sought to quash any mention of the Massacre, fearing the impact it would have on the City and region’s reputation.

Chadwick Boseman’s early death underscores why Black Lives Matter

The sudden death of American actor Chadwick Boseman, aka “King T’Challa,” struck me like an invisible train. I was blindsided and wasn’t ready to hear that unfortunate announcement. His character as the lead in the 2018 superhero film Black Panther gave me and the rest of Black America the same magic felt when the Obamas stepped onto the world stage for the first time.