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A Symphony of Hopes and Dreams

The poetry of children in Birmingham, Alabama inspired a recent classical music piece titled “Dream, Child. Hope.” It was composed by Adolphus Hailstork (Old Dominion University), in honor of Martin Luther …

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Race – Does it Exist?

In 1998, a group of American anthropologists garnered attention by questioning the meaning of “race.” These scholars, from a discipline that long supported the concept of race, announced they no …

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Replay: Race – Does it Exist?

In 1998, a group of American anthropologists garnered attention by questioning the meaning of “race.” These scholars, from a discipline that long supported the concept of race, announced they no …

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The Hairstons: Two Races, One Family

Charlottesville author Henry Wiencek gives his first broadcast interview about his new book, The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White. Wiencek shares stories culled during eight years of painstaking research on …

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The Shadow of a Doubt: Minorities and the Courts

The percentage of black inmates on death row is 10 times higher than that of whites. Penalties for possession or distribution of crack are much more severe than those for …

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