400 Years of Perseverance Commemoration The Association for the Study of African American Life and History website includes an exhaustive list of events for the 400th Commemoration of the arrival of Africans in the first permanent English Colony in North America scheduled for various parts of the country.
Native Son, Harrowing Then, Harrowing Now Watching the performance of "Native Son" at Washington's Mosaic Theater this week as an adult was as harrowing as reading Richard Wright's novel more than 40 years ago as a teenager.
Tuesday, Chicago Elects Black Female Mayor; Maybe Black Female LBGQT Mayor The Chicago/Gary Crusader also reports that the day after flyers featuring a picture of Lori Lightfoot and her wife were distributed outside an African American church, Toni Preckwinkle, her opponent, condemned the messages as Lightfoot picked up a collection of endorsements heading into the April 2 vote.
Speaking While Black–In Court Black court reporters did not significantly outperform their White counterparts, perhaps because they distanced themselves from the speakers, frequently explaining that they "don't speak like that."
Prison Gerrymandering Challenge Moves Forward Prison gerrymandering inflates the power of predominantly White rural districts, where many prisons are located, to the detriment of urban districts, where many incarcerated persons maintain a permanent residence.