More really interesting commentary on the book and movie, The Help. From the Association of Black Women Historians. Recommended readings are included: An Open Statement to the Fans of The Help.
Japanese American Civil Rights Hero Dies
Gordon Hirabayashi refused to go to a WWII internment camp in 1942. He died on Monday at the age of 93. Read more about his story here.
NPR story about the book, Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865-1903
The Supreme Court’s Failure To Protect Blacks’ Rights : NPR.
Race & Hollywood
Are you going to see the movie, The Help? Have you read the book? Here is interesting commentary about the movie and how Hollywood typically frames narratives of race relations: On Race and Hollywood – Video Library – The New York Times.