by Jennifer Mabry onFebruary 9, 2009
I have never been to Africa. And for most black Americans, any connection to Africa is tenuous. We should not be spending time and energy trying to create links that no longer exist. I’m American. Period.
by Michael E. Ross onFebruary 3, 2009
Black History Month was created to carve out a separate space for recognizing African Americans. But in the Obama era, when it is harder to throw up walls between black history and American history, what’s the rationale for separating them now?
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