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Reflecting, Honoring, and Disseminating our Stories

On May 27, 1892 in Memphis, Tennessee, a white mob destroyed a local newspaper named the Memphis Free Speech and Headlight run partly by a young black woman. Her office and presses were destroyed because she published true stories describing the horrors of black lynchings in America. These lynchings surged in the wake of the Emancipation Proclamation, a…

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You may have noticed some changes to the Academia.edu newsfeed, which we began updating early last week. The newsfeed is integral to your Academia.edu experience, so we’re writing now to let you know some of our thoughts behind the redesign. There were many reasons for changing the design and backend architecture of the feed. Namely,…