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Catch up on the race and racism news you might have missed this week.

A color photo shows a row of white marble military-style headstones, each decorated with a miniature U.S. flag sticking out of the ground in front of it.
A color photo shows a row of white marble military-style headstones, each decorated with a miniature U.S. flag sticking out of the ground in front of it.
Photo by Greg Bulla on Unsplash

We’re in the middle of graduation season — praise and congratulations for all those who have completed their high school, college, or advanced degrees! But even if school is out, there’s still so much interesting race and racism news to learn about. This week’s roundup features some African and African American history you might not have seen in your textbook.

Memorial Day’s Black roots

Whether you marked Memorial Day with barbecue or with solemn reflection on the nation’s war dead, you have formerly enslaved Americans in Charleston, S.C., to thank…

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