Justice and Equality

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Equality doesn’t mean Justice

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This widely circulated poster of three people watching a baseball game from behind a fence labels the left panel "Equallity" and the right panel "Justice."  Above…

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Of the Sons of Master and Man

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Du Bois, W. E. B.

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Although he wrote during the early twentieth century, the racial issues that NAACP founder W.E.B. Du Bois explores are, sadly, still pertinent to this day. In chapter 9 of his timeless book, The…

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Old Woman Magoun

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Freeman, Mary E. Wilkins

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Mary E. Wilkins Freeman began writing in the 1880s. Much of her work concerns the daily realities of life in the provincial New England towns of that era. She is valued today for her insight into the…

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In Search of a Majority

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Baldwin, James

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James Baldwin was born in 1924 in Harlem and was a novelist, essayist, playwright, and civil rights activist. In Search of a Majority is an adaptation from an address Baldwin made at Kalamazoo…

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I Claim the Rights of a Man

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Turner, Henry MacNeal

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With the conclusion of the American Civil War in 1865, reconstruction legislatures were established in many Southern states in an effort to resolve issues such as the acceptance of the new legal status…

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