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It’s time to take the white savior out of slavery narratives

By Daniel Jose’ Older In December of 1836, black abolitionist David Ruggles boarded a Portuguese slave ship in the New York harbor, freed its captives and had the white captain arrested. Tensions still ran high in the city from two … Continue reading

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The Weight Those Heels Carry

By Felicia R. Lee Kerry Washington starts with the shoes. To portray Olivia Pope, the tough crisis manager at the center of the hit ABC series “Scandal,” Ms. Washington is always in gravity-defying heels. How else to make that sexed-up … Continue reading

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