T he first song Krista Hinman learned to play on the piano was Dixie , the de facto battle hymn of the Confederate States of America. She learned the minstrel-song-turned-slavery-anthem growing up in Southaven, Mississippi, a predominantly white suburb of Memphis, Tennessee. Born in , she admits to regularly dropping the N-word and delighting in racist jokes with friends. She also defended the Confederate flag and monuments.
‘This Is How We Lost to the White Man’
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It was a hot July evening. Cosby was speaking to an audience of black men dressed in everything from Enyce T-shirts or polos to blazers and ties. Some were there with their sons. Some were there in wheelchairs. The audience was packed tight, rows of folding chairs extended beyond the wooden pews to capture the overflow.
Race and sexuality
BBC Africa editor Fergal Keane visits South Africa's conservative rural areas nearly 25 years after white-minority rule ended, and finds that racism is still deeply embedded but there are also symbols of racial reconciliation. It was a young boy who noticed us and ran to tell his father. Around 10 years old, blond-haired and barefoot, he rushed indoors. The child looked scared.
But a chill evidently remains in the air. An African-American woman in this photograph is still in her wool coat. California-born photographer John G. Zimmerman was a white man in the midst of a crash course in Southern race relations when he snapped this photo. He would later be known as a pioneering news and sports photojournalist who used remote-controlled cameras to capture shots from the point of view of basketball hoops and hockey nets.