The 1965 document is a touchstone in the debate over black culture and the War on Poverty. The author’s call for full employment and a welfare state, however, is mostly forgotten.
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Last week, the New York Public Library released twenty thousand maps from its extensive collection. Take a look at five that unearth New York City’s past: http://nyr.kr/1oKjBDd
Above: Pocket edition of “The Merchant’s and Shipper’s Guide Map to the Port of New York,” by S. D. L. Taunton (1879).
Paul Klee, Black Prince – Schwarzer Fürst, 1927. Oil and Tempera on Canvas. Kunstsammlung NRW.
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”They made us many promises, more than I can remember, but they never kept but one; they promised to take our land, and they took it”.
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