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Gee-Gee and Sally Mann as a baby

White Child, Black Nanny

One side of the fundamental paradox of the old South was that a white elite, determined to segregate the two races in public, based their domestic arrangements on an erasure of that segregation in private.  More

President Obama to Speak at NAACP

President Obama will be in New York on July 16 speaking to a crowd of 10,000 people. While he has addressed much larger groups, rarely has he spoken on such a significant occasion: America’s first black president will be giving the keynote speech at the 100th birthday celebration of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).  More