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The Missing History of the Columbia ’68 Protests

The Missing History of the Columbia ’68 Protests We entered Barnard and Columbia in the mid-1960s optimistic, eager to learn and proud of our new schools. By the end of May 1968, almost a thousand of us had…

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Interracial Couples Share The Insults They’ve Experienced In Insightful Photo Series

Interracial Couples Share The Insults They’ve Experienced In Insightful Photo Series Interracial dating shouldn’t be taboo, but some people who date outside their race are sometimes ostracized. Donna Pinckley told The Huffington Post that she is standing up…

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New Yorkers and Their ’80s Routines — Block by Block

New Yorkers and Their ’80s Routines — Block by Block The era might have been old New York’s last real gasp — a time when the very streets, dirty and unsafe as they were, seemed infused with possibility.

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Starbucks to Close 8,000 U.S. Stores for Racial-Bias Training After Arrests

Starbucks to Close 8,000 U.S. Stores for Racial-Bias Training After Arrests Starbucks said on Tuesday that it would close its more than 8,000 stores in the United States for one day to conduct anti-bias training after two African-American…

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Higher Property Taxes? You May Be Able to Appeal

Higher Property Taxes? You May Be Able to Appeal If your property tax bills are increasing, you’re not alone.

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A Black Teenager Asked for Directions. A Man Responded With Gunfire.

A Black Teenager Asked for Directions. A Man Responded With Gunfire. Brennan Walker, 14, of Rochester Hills, Mich., woke up around 7:30 a.m. on Thursday — too late. He had slept through his alarm and was going to…

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What Makes a Greeting Card Black?

What Makes a Greeting Card Black? In 1991 the Hallmark greeting card company, based in Kansas City, Mo., decided it was time to get serious about diversity.

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Donald McKayle, 87, Broadway and Modern Dance Choreographer, Dies

Donald McKayle, 87, Broadway and Modern Dance Choreographer, Dies Donald McKayle, one of the first choreographers to weave the African-American experience into the fabric of modern dance and the first black man to direct and choreograph a Broadway…

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Inside the memorial to victims of lynching

Inside the memorial to victims of lynching There is a reckoning taking place in America over how we remember our history. Much of the focus has been on whether or not to take down monuments that celebrate the…

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