Tag: The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race

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[ August 2, 2016 ]

New Day Tuesday: The Fire This Time by Jesmyn Ward

Americans live in a country of post-slavery, post-Civil War, post-“this water fountain is for whites only.” But we are not post-racism. Wilcox County High School in Georgia held separate “white proms” and “black proms” up until only two years ago, when the school hosted it’s first integrated prom in 2014. There are the cases of …