Picked As VP, Kamala Harris’ Molding In Black Institution Matters

Sen. Kamala Harris was selected by democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden as his vice presidential choice. (Photo Credit: Bloomberg).

his magisterial study, From Slavery to Freedom: A History of African Americans, John Hope Franklin noted that among the first things that the newly emancipated slaves focused upon during the Reconstruction Era was building churches and schools.

The churches and their proliferation — especially across the South — were natural outgrowths of what…

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Kevin C. Peterson

Kevin Peterson is founder of the New Democracy Coalition and Convener of the Fanueil Hall Race and Reconciliation Project. He is a social and cultural critic.