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Black America? Tune-in to CNN

CNN Trains Its Lens on Race By FELICIA R. LEE CNN explores how black people are feeling, thinking and doing in the two-part “Black in America” series. “Black Americans think there is a black America,” Ms. O’Brien said in the interview. “It’s a metaphor for a chunk of experiences. Every black person will tell you […]

Bill Moyers Journal look at the Kerner Commission Report excellent resource on race in America—then (40 years ago) and now

All week I’ve been thinking about and talking about Bill Moyers Journal March 28, 2008 look at “an update of the Kerner Commission Report, which blamed the violence on the devastating poverty and hopelessness endemic in the inner cities of the 1960s.” There is a transcript and podcast and background material here you’ll want to […]