America’s long legacy of racial oppression is not a history to be proud of, but it’s one that Bryan Stevenson insists needs to be acknowledged and preserved.

A civil rights lawyer and social justice activist, Stevenson is founder and director of the Equal Justice Initiative, a nonprofit human rights

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Bryan Stevenson: On the Importance of Teaching America’s Long History of Racial Injustice 9 March,2017Matthew Green

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Matthew Green produces and edits The Lowdown, KQED’s multimedia news education blog, an online resource for educators and the general public. He previously taught journalism at Fremont High School in East Oakland, and has written for numerous local publications, including the Oakland Tribune and San Francisco Chronicle. Email: mgreen@kqed.org; Twitter: @KQEDlowdown

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