following articles have been floating around the discussion list:
The Case for Reparations by Ta-Nehisi Coates May 21, 2014 published in The Atlantic
Two hundred fifty years of slavery. Ninety years of Jim Crow. Sixty years of separate but equal. Thirty-five years of racist housing policy. Until we reckon with our compounding moral debts, America will never be whole.
The Morality Trap: A Case Against “The Case for Reparations”By Rob The Idealist who writes on the blog Orchestrated Pulse May 29, 2014
Why I yelled at the Kara Walker Exhibit by Nicholas Powers published on The Indypendent June 30, 2014 — links to other articles about the Kara Walker Exhibit in post below
Ralph Proctor on WESA talking about his new book, VOICES FROM THE FIRING LINE: A Personal Account of the Pittsburgh Civil Rights Movement. Totally riveting.
‘Columbusing‘: The Art Of Discovering Something That Is Not New by Brenda Salinas July 06, 2014
Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Uganda and Pepe Julian Onziema Pt. 1 (HBO)