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Still We Rise

You may kill me with your hatefulness, But still, like air, I rise. Maya Angelou’s well-known poem, “Still I Rise,” is a swaggering song of pride and joy in the face of a past rooted in pain, “the nights of … Continue reading

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Boxing up antebellum ancestors

We hear every day that Americans must confront “400 years of racism.” But what does that mean? How do we find the access points to this story in its nearly countless and changing contexts? History is not a scoresheet; it … Continue reading

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