The Threat of Race

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Friday October 17, 2008

“The ‘Bloody Shirt’ Reformed” Harper’s Weekly August 12, 1876

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Justice. "Five More Wanted." By Thomas Nast Harper’s Weekly In this cartoon, the personification of Justice resolutely demands the execution of those white men responsible for the murder of six black men after a race riot at Hamburg, South Carolina, in July 1876.  She is bounded by the founding documents of the American republic:  the […]

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Thursday October 16, 2008

The Mind of the South

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  Click here to visit site  In 1946, two African-American couples were dragged out of a car and killed by a group of unmasked white men. Now a group of black Georgian politicians are trying to forge a path to justice by re-enacting the past.

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Two Towns of Jasper

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    TWO TOWNS OF JASPER is a feature-length documentary about the 1998 racially motivated murder of James Byrd Jr. in Jasper, Texas. Slated for broadcast on the award winning PBS non-fiction series P.O.V. in 2003, the film was funded by the Independent Television Service, The Corporation for Public Broadcasting, The National Black Programming Consortium, […]

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White Man’s Burden Rudyard Kipling 1899

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   The White Man’s Burden  The United States and the Philippine Islands   Take up the White Man’s burden– Send forth the best ye breed– Go bind your sons to exile To serve your captives’ need; To wait in heavy harness, On fluttered folk and wild– Your new-caught, sullen peoples, Half-devil and half-child. Take up […]

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