Daily Archives: September 28, 2016

United Nations Panel | U.S. owes black people reparations for a history of ‘racial terrorism’

The history of slavery in the United States justifies reparations for African Americans, argues a recent report by a U.N.-affiliated group based in Geneva. This conclusion was part of a study by the United Nations’ Working Group of Experts on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread: Remembering Ed Temple, Tennessee State’s Legendary Track Coach

Mr. Temple passed away at the age of 89. What he did at his HBCU without megafunds is more than impressive. It’s the stuff legends are made of. Ed Temple with, from left, Carla Mims, Edith McGuire, Vivian Brown and … Continue reading

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