W.E.B. Du Bois and Liberation Journalism

[caption id="attachment_28447" align="aligncenter" width="974"] W. E. B. Du Bois circa 1907. (Wikipedia, Library of Congress)[/caption]...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

W.E.B. Du Bois and Liberation Journalism

[caption id="attachment_28447" align="aligncenter" width="974"] W. E. B. Du Bois circa 1907. (Wikipedia, Library of Congress)[/caption]...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Houston Teen Ignites Push for Gun Violence Prevention

*The Breakdown is The North Star's daily analysis of an essential news story designed to...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Houston Teen Ignites Push for Gun Violence Prevention

*The Breakdown is The North Star's daily analysis of an essential news story designed to...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

How W.E.B. Du Bois Resisted Government Repression

On August 3, 2017—one week before the violent white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville,...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

How W.E.B. Du Bois Resisted Government Repression

On August 3, 2017—one week before the violent white supremacist “Unite the Right” rally in Charlottesville,...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Prince of Soul Marvin Gaye Makes His Stamp on History

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced plans in November to unveil a Marvin Gaye...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Prince of Soul Marvin Gaye Makes His Stamp on History

The United States Postal Service (USPS) announced plans in November to unveil a Marvin Gaye...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Cultivates Community

In her 2015 memoir Ordinary Light, US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith wrote that poetry fostered “not...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith Cultivates Community

In her 2015 memoir Ordinary Light, US Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith wrote that poetry fostered “not...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery

In January 1957, Black scholar and activist W. E. B. Du Bois wrote an article...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

W.E.B Du Bois and the Lingering Effects of Slavery

In January 1957, Black scholar and activist W. E. B. Du Bois wrote an article...Read More

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Lorraine Hansberry and the Pursuit of Black Liberation

In February 1964, six months after W. E. B. Du Bois’ death in Ghana at...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Lorraine Hansberry and the Pursuit of Black Liberation

In February 1964, six months after W. E. B. Du Bois’ death in Ghana at...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Seeks to Reconcile History and Truth in 'Reconstruction'

The extent to which Americans are willing to face the truth of the past--in the...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Henry Louis Gates Jr. Seeks to Reconcile History and Truth in 'Reconstruction'

The extent to which Americans are willing to face the truth of the past--in the...Read More

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Meet Timothy Welbeck: Professor and Attorney by Day, Rapper by Night

“If you’d said I’d be rapping, lecturing, lawyering,” states Timothy Welbeck on his 2019 record...Read More

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Sandy Still Speaks: Remembering Sandra Bland

On July 13, 2015, Sandra Bland died in Waller County Jail. The dashcam video of...Read More

Phillip Luke Sinitiere

Remembering W.E.B. Du Bois' Antiracist Activism

On August 28, 1963, thousands of people gathered on the National Mall in Washington, DC...Read More

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