Tue 4 May, 2010
|Tags: Civil War sesquicentennial, Education, Historical amnesia, Immigration, Poverty, Voting Rights Act|
“Quick Takes” features brief summaries of recent news, opinion, and research related to race, privilege, and inequality, with a special focus on the history and legacy of slavery and race, which are at the heart of The Living Consequences.
Today’s “Quick Takes” includes items on remembering the Civil War, immigration laws in Arizona and New York, voting by felons, single black women, college debt and U.S. poverty.
Readers are encouraged to share these stories and to comment at the end of the post.