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Great Americans You Need To Know: James Baldwin

James Baldwin would be a metaphorical cheerleader for Martin Luther King’s drum major for truth.

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Three Great Americans You Need To Know, Part Two: W.E.B Du Bois and Black Double Identity

“Measuring one’s soul by the tape of a world that looks on in amused contempt and pity.”

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Three Things You Need To Know About Emmett Till, part one

His death was the first Black Lives Matter moment.

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Three Great Americans You Need To Know About, Part One: Langston Hughes

Poetry is not something that most people read. Let’s be honest, when was the last time you, or anyone you…

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What You Don’t Know About Margaret Mitchell’s Gone With The Wind Will Surprise You.

” It stands now as one of the most popular novels in American history, and the film by the same name won a buck load of Academy Awards when it came out…”

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Subversive Bands: Billy Holiday and “Strange Fruit”

A song to remind us of a sad and sadistic tradition in American history.

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Subversive Bands, Part Three: Gil Scott Heron, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”

The revolution will not be a re-run brothers.

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What You Need To Know About Immigration: Ozawa v. United States

Race was a location, not a biology.

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Subversive Bands, Part One

All He Was Saying, Was Give Peace A Chance.

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Podcast: The Secret Massacre

This is the first podcast from Historydojo. For more podcasts and early access, go to Patreon.com/historydodjo.

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Oral History Project Grounds Story of Monticello in the Lives of the Enslaved — Longreads

Monticello was a Black space. People of African descent shaped the entire landscape: how the food tasted, what the place sounded and felt like.”

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Spike Lee Slams Trump as ‘Motherf—er’ After ‘BlacKkKlansman’ Cannes Premiere — Variety

Spike Lee delivered a blistering attack against Donald Trump on Tuesday, refusing to mention the president by name while saying…