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New Project Connects History of Racial and Economic Oppression with Vision for System Change


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New Project Connects History of Racial and Economic Oppression with Vision for System Change

Common Dreams staff

From slavery to Jim Crow to the modern era of mass incarceration, racism and economic dehumanization in America are intertwined, argues MIT Professor Phil Thompson in a stunning new short video.


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Bernie Sanders has started to reach out to the Black community but I hope he takes this issue on as boldly as all others. I think I’ll contact his office.


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The powerful, and well-known, photograph you use as your main one here is miscredited. Credit, as well as the full cropping of the original, should go to Margaret Bourke-White. Look her up on Wikipedia, for example. It’s a common dream among photographers at least to be credited for their work.