Celebrating black history in the Trump era

Congressman John Lewis and others march in Selma, AL.

Andre Perry, David M. Rubenstein fellow in the Metropolitan Policy Program, discusses the legacy of notable black Americans, like historian Carter G. Woodson, the dangers of relegating black history to a single month, and the need to pursue inclusion in America’s shared history and society.

This audio comes from Perry’s essay, “When black history isn’t relegated to a single month,” which was originally produced by The Hechinger Report, a nonprofit, independent news organization focused on inequality and innovation in education.

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