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On the 50th Anniversary of a Summer of Urban Warfare in America

Are we really better off now than we were 50 years ago? Continue reading

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History of Radio: Race and Radio

Throughout its history, American radio reflected the racial attitudes of the society within which it operated. Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cities

Two book reviews. Newark and Detroit Continue reading

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(Nearly) Live at Social Media Week with Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jesse Jackson on diversity in tech at Social Media Week Continue reading

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Americans Discover Vacation: As Well As Discrimination and Bigotry

From the very beginning vacationland America was a reflection of the society of which it was a part. And for racial and religious minorities that meant discrimination and bigotry. Continue reading

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Rockwell as Chronicler of the Civil Rights Movement

If you are in the New York/New Jersey area you have a couple more weeks to catch the Norman Rockwell exhibit at the Newark Museum. I would encourage you to do so. I found the exhibit to be a revelation. … Continue reading

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Growing Up in the 50’s: Thinking in Ethnic Slurs

I often wonder what idiotic backward thinking might still be lodged in the recesses of my brain based upon what I was exposed to growing up. My father ranked high among the most prejudiced men on the face of the … Continue reading

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