In honor of Black History month, the Jacob Burns Law Library has mounted a display about the Black Press. Newspapers, magazines, and other media made by Black people for the consumption of Black audiences are known as the Black Press. With its origins in antebellum...
racism (1903) 1. The belief that some races are inherently superior to other races. 2. Unfair treatment of people, often including violence against them, because they belong to a different race from one’s own. — racist, adj. & n. (Black’s Law...
In recognition of Black History month, our new first floor display “Celebrating Black History Month and Protecting Voting Rights” focuses on the Voting Rights Act of 1965. A landmark piece of U.S. federal legislation passed during the Civil Rights Era, the...
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