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Poet Elizabeth Alexander, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation president who spoke at President Barack Obama’s first inauguration, discusses the importance of the arts to society and has advice for those who have lost loved ones during the covid-19 pandemic.
  • Jun 30, 2020
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"Would love to see a black candidate, but the only thing important is beating Trump,” Aunt Gloria told me.
  • Jun 29, 2020
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Sgt. Maj. of the Army Michael A. Grinston, the highest ranking enlisted member of the U.S. Army, discusses his upbringing in Alabama and why he sometimes felt, being biracial, he was "not black enough for black people."
  • Jun 23, 2020
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  • Opinion
'The United States has many, many wounds,' says the Rev. William J. Barber II.
  • Jun 19, 2020
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We're seeing another generational fight against a national betrayal that took root 154 years ago.
  • Jun 18, 2020
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Listen to Jonathan Capehart's interviews with Robin DiAngelo, Carol Anderson and Jonathan Metzl.
  • Jun 18, 2020
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"We actually punish black people for being resilient," says Carol Anderson, the author of “White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide.” She lays out a persistent pattern of injustice for African Americans in U.S. history.
  • Jun 16, 2020
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  • Opinion
The idea that Gianna’s father would not be remembered is hard to imagine.
  • Jun 12, 2020
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The civil rights icon says he's 'inspired' by the nationwide demonstrations in the aftermath of George Floyd's killing.
  • Jun 10, 2020
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Rep. John Lewis doesn't want today's fighters to give up. "You must be able and prepared to give until you cannot give any more,’ he says. ‘We must use our time and our space on this little planet that we call Earth to make a lasting contribution."
  • Jun 9, 2020
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