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The Color of Law A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Book By Richard Rothstein   In The Color of Law (published by Liveright in May 2017), Richard Rothstein argues with exacting precision and fascinating insight how segregation in America—the incessant kind that continues to dog our major cities and has contributed to so much recent social strife—is the byproduct of explicit government policies at the local, state, and federal levels. To scholars[Read More…]

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  Prince of Darkness sounds like it would be a biography about Satan, but it’s about Jeremiah O. Hamilton, the first African-American man to make a million dollars on Wall Street, a place where black men and women were once sold into slavery. Shane White, a professor of history at the University of Sydney in Australia is the author. White’s[Read More…]

First Genocide of 20th Century Was in Africa, Says Nigerian Writer, Correcting Pope

Special to the Trice Edney News Wire from Global Information Network (TriceEdneyWire.com) — An Anglo-Nigerian writer has respectfully urged Pope Francis to look beyond Armenia for the first genocide of the 20th century. In an essay in The Guardian, a British newspaper, David Olusoga wrote: “When the media analysts at the Vatican scrutinize the recent social media traffic, their eyes[Read More…]

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