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Researching Critical Race Theory in HeinOnline

Critical race theory is a concept that has been around for decades but became a hot topic of discussion in 2020 after the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and other African Americans by police officers. Join HeinOnline as we take a deeper dive into what Critical Race Theory is and its history.

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100 Years after the Tulsa Race Massacre

The Tulsa Race Massacre, also known as the Tulsa Race Riot and the Black Wall Street Massacre, is one of the most devastating incidents of racial violence in American history. Learn the details of the tragedy with HeinOnline.

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McGirt v. Oklahoma: A Historic Win for Native American Rights

This summer, a landmark decision from the Supreme Court marked a historic win for Native American tribes, acknowledging their rights and transforming the justice system. Explore the landmark decision, its background, and what was actually affected by the ruling with HeinOnline.

Secrets of the Serial Set: The Apartheid Era

A look back on the development and fall of the South African system of apartheid. Featuring Dutch and British colonization, the institution of the system, and African and international resistance.

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A Columbus Day Exploration of Indigenous American History

Albeit dark at times, American Indians have a rich and storied history which is forever entwined with the evolution of the United States. Join us as we explore that history with HeinOnline’s American Indian Law Collection and other relevant databases.

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Juneteenth Day: Celebrating an End to Slavery in the United States

Today, people across the United States are commemorating the end to American slavery. Juneteenth Day—a portmanteau of “June” and “nineteenth”—is the oldest known celebration of African-American emancipation. Read along to learn the history of Juneteenth.

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Celebrating the 65th Anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education

May 2019 marks 65 years since the ruling of Brown v. Board of Education, the landmark decision in which the Supreme Court determined racial segregation in schools to be unconstitutional. Continue reading to discover more about the case and check out how Brown v. Board fits into the evolution of U.S.