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Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

Barber: 1947: Race in the United States

By Shaelyn Barber

April 8, 2018

Among old belt-buckles, wooden furniture, yard appliances and music records, I found gold at a yard sale — a copy of Life Magazine from Sept. 15, 1947. It’s brimming with history, a time capsule of what life was like almost 71 years ago. So begins, “Life in 1947,” a series discussing the fascinating...

How The Chronicle Covered the Civil Rights Era

How The Chronicle Covered the Civil Rights Era

By Connor Richards

February 12, 2018

This article contains explicit language that may be offensive to some readers. The purpose of this article, however, is to examine Chronicle coverage during the civil rights movement, educate readers and reveal journalistic practices that would be unacceptable and unethical today. To accomplish this, The...

Freedom Rider Speaks at Hinckley on Importance of Social Activism

Freedom Rider Speaks at Hinckley on Importance of Social Activism

February 4, 2015

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Joan Trumpauer Mulholland, a civil rights activist, Freedom Rider and lunch counter sit-ins participant, spoke at the Hinckley forum on Tuesday. Raised in Virginia, Mulholland was brought up in a strictly Christian home and had ancestors who were slave owners. Her parents had black housekeepers and Mulholland re...

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