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How Philadelphia’s Black churches overcame disease, depression and civil strife | Opinion

BY: - February 25, 2021

As a PBS documentary explores the history of the Black Church, a scholar looks at how African American congregations in Philadelphia weathered crises over 200 years.

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What I learned when I recreated the famous ‘doll test’ that looked at how Black kids see race | Opinion

BY: - February 23, 2021

A researcher recreates a famous 1940s doll experiment to probe how Black preschool children view race and themselves – and finds not much has changed.

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American suburbs radically changed over the decades – and so have their politics | Opinion

BY: - October 30, 2020

Suburbs now are definitely not all white, middle-class or dominated by families with traditional gender roles. They vary a great deal in terms of well-being, race and ethnicity.