The Underground Railroad

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New Book Breaks Down the History of African American and Latinx People Joining Forces to Fight Racism

In “An African American and Latinx History of the United States,” historian Paul Ortiz illuminates how Black and Brown people built cross-border, multi-ethnic solidarity movements to resist imperialism, achieve civil rights and ultimately shape the course of history. 

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These Creators of Color and Race-Focused Works Won Pulitzer Prizes

From Lynn Nottage’s “Sweat” to Hilton Als’ theater reviews, here are the people and pieces whose race-concerned work earned the top journalism and arts honors.

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Barry Jenkins to Adapt Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' for Amazon

Whitehead’s 2016 novel envisions the Underground Railroad as an actual subterranean rail network.