From the Green Book to Facebook, Driving While Black is Still Perilous in America

A historical travel guide once listed safe pit stops for black motorists in Jim Crow America. When a family sought similar advice on Facebook last year, they were deluged with replies

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When They Call You a Terrorist Review – Black Lives Matter Memoir Convinces

This powerful book by Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrice Khan-Cullors reminds us American racism is pervasive – even in liberal California

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South Carolina Hospital Accused of Tarnishing Legacy of Coretta Scott King

MUSC, scene of strike led by Martin Luther King’s widow, denies claims of racism against black nurses, technicians and custodians

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Mississippi’s Bold New Civil Rights Museum Offers Unflinching View of US History

Jackson’s new Civil Rights Museum and its neighbor, the Museum of Mississippi History, have a joint launch on 9 December, in advance of a year of events across the south marking 50 years since Martin Luther King Jr’s assassination

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Inspired by Martin Luther King Jr, a New Civil Rights Leader Takes Center Stage

Guardian reporter Oliver Laughland travels with the Rev Dr William Barber, who is taking his Poor People’s Campaign on a 14-state tour across America

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