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Nikki Giovanni Remembers 1963 with a New Poem

By Bryce Stucki Nikki Giovanni is one of America’s most famous poets. She is a New York Times bestseller, a one-time Woman of the Year winner from Mademoiselle and Ebony magazines, a recipient of the first Rosa L. Parks Woman of … Continue reading

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Nice Speech, Obama, but What About Policy?

By Peniel E. Joseph President Barack Obama’s speech commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington forcefully articulated an expansive vision of economic justice and racial equality but stopped short of concrete policy proposals needed to turn words into … Continue reading

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