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5063
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Cities across the nation have decided to do something about racism and the harm it inflicts. Since 1999, about 250 cities and towns have joined the National League of Cities' Campaign to Promote Racial Justice. Sixteen North Carolina towns have joined. Greensboro, Rocky Mount, and Hillsborough are profiled.
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Southern City (NoCar Oversize JS 39 S6), Vol. 51 Issue 4, Apr 2001, p1, 10-11, il
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16029
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Racism is still a pervasive problem in today's cities, and successful urban planning requires addressing this problem in both its blatant and subtle manifestations.
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Carolina Planning (NoCar HT 393 N8 C29x), Vol. 32 Issue 1, Winter 2007, p33-36
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28955
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Last spring, Durham’s Jacar Press published the anthology entitled, “Resisting Arrest: Poems to Stretch the Sky”. The book covers racial justice and police brutality in America, and contains contributions from a wide range of North Carolina writers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 5, Feb 2017, p16-17, por Periodical Website
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29074
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The independent documentary Raising Bertie was filmed in Bertie County of eastern North Carolina. Shot over six years, the film tracks the lives of three young African American men as they grow from their teenage years into adulthood. The result is an intimate chronicle of growing up in a small, impoverished rural community, while facing racism.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 23, June 28 2017, p22, por Periodical Website
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29080
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The Beast is a jazz and hip-hop band in Durham, whose existence has been built on message songs. Their new record, Woke, is based on a term meaning to be socially conscious to the injustices committed against oppressed people. The record addresses the abuse of people of color in the name of progress.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 34 Issue 24, July 2017, p20, por Periodical Website
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29476
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This study examined the relationship between health status and perceived social treatment based on race among North Carolina adults. Using data from the North Carolina Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), the results show that racism is an important underlying determinant of health disparities and quality of life.
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SCHS Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 144, Sep 2004, p1-12, bibl, f
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35249
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An African American woman told this story to Mrs. Johnson about a mule that was blind in the time after the Civil War and persevered, and the story teller drew some parallels to racism in their current life in 1955 in Mississippi.
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35739
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Throughout the 1800s and into the 1900s, performances created around the aspects of African American life were widely popular. Minstrel shows hosted blackface performers who presented stereotyped customs, including speech, songs, dress, dances, and more.
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37048
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After the Confederate flag was removed from South Carolina’s government building, numerous arguments have been made both for and against the flag’s removal.
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35337
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This article discussed how races, a category for human beings, is based on physical features such as skin pigmentation. It asserted that people are more similar than different because the development of physical features was a climatic adaptation.
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36542
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Coming from two opposing viewpoints, the author discusses the reasoning and possible humor or scorn of an anecdote.
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