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Tracing The Story Of 'Lynch Mob'

Tracing The Story Of 'Lynch Mob' | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
Lynching was once so common it was called as "American as apple pie." How did the phrase surface?
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Daniel McGowan Forbidden From Publishing Articles Without Permission - Village Voice (blog)

Daniel McGowan Forbidden From Publishing Articles Without Permission - Village Voice (blog) | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
Daniel McGowan Forbidden From Publishing Articles Without Permission Village Voice (blog) After more than seven years, the stack of dehumanizing and seemingly unconstitutional interactions between Daniel McGowan and the American prison system is...
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Photographic Artifacts of Black Civil War Troops

Photographic Artifacts of Black Civil War Troops | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
Images and artifacts pertaining to the experience of African-American troops in the Civil War are being spotlighted in current and coming museum exhibitions and auctions.
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Sometimes the efforts of African people to free themselves and their brethren are overlooked in the history of the Civil War and Emancipation. This is a good way to bring part of  that experience forward for review and discussion.

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Naked Black Justice: Atlanta Photographer James Lewis Illustrates Racial Stereotypes | Rolling Out - Black News, Celebrity Videos, Entertainment, Business & Politics

Naked Black Justice: Atlanta Photographer James Lewis Illustrates Racial Stereotypes  | Rolling Out - Black News, Celebrity Videos, Entertainment, Business & Politics | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it

James Cornelius Lewis, a native of Statesboro, Ga., created an arresting photo commentary on racial stereotypes.

 

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Twitter Sparks A Serious Discussion About Race And Feminism

Twitter Sparks A Serious Discussion About Race And Feminism | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
A sprawling conversation on Twitter drew attention to one of feminism's oldest tensions.
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The Good, Racist People

The Good, Racist People | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
What does it mean when Forest Whitaker is frisked at a deli?
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The relationship to art here is that a critically acclaimed African-American actor inspired the article.

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Occupy Returns, With a New Idea

Occupy Returns, With a New Idea | Art and Social Justice | Scoop.it
Last Thursday night, Le Poisson Rouge, a concert venue in lower Manhattan, hosted “The People’s Bailout,” a night of music and comedy performances to benefit an initiative called the Rolling Jubilee.
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