Black History Month Isn’t Making Life Better for Black Americans

See on Scoop.itOUR COMMON GROUND Informed Truth and Resistance

Heroes like Frederick Douglass and Rosa Parks feel like characters in a novel—a world away from the clicking locks and nervous glances that plague millions of ordinary people.

OUR COMMON GROUND Omnibus‘s insight:

"As I move around the country, the behavior that greets me is usually more influenced by the black faces that fill crime-ridden local newscasts than the exceptionality of James Baldwin or Thurgood Marshall."

See on www.theatlantic.com

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