#african-american-history

Nike releases details on investments related to its $140M commitment to social justice - Portland Business Journal
Almost one year after Nike announced a combined $140 million commitment to racial justice work, the company released details this week on what it's done to date.
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Check Out Black DC Artists at the Anacostia Arts Center This Summer | Washingtonian (DC)
Anacostia Arts Center, the multi-use arts space in the Anacostia Historic District, is launching new exhibitions for this summer that will highlight Black DC artists.
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Power dressing: which superhero has the best costume?
When saving the planet, it's important to dress the part. This isn't like taking the bins out. You can't hang off a chopper in a slanket and Crocs. Superheroes understand this.
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This Map Shows How the New Deal Was a Big Deal for DC | Washingtonian (DC)
Check out the interactive map below. To see the DC sites, just enter "Washington, DC" in the text box.
New Deal funds and WPA workers built this concert stage, located on a barge in the river.
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Decades Before the Civil War, Black Activists Organized for Racial Equality
Though they were just a small percentage of the state's population, African Americans petitioned the state of Ohio to repeal racist laws
smithsonianmag.com
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Who Were the Scottsboro Nine?
On March 25, 1931, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, several black teenaged boys hopped aboard an Alabama-bound freight train where they encountered two young white women.
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How Thurgood Marshall Paved the Road to 'Brown v. Board of Education'
A case in Texas offered a chance for the prosecutor and future Supreme Court justice to test the legality of segregation
smithsonianmag.com
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