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‘The democracy is not perfect’: Howard University’s president leans into political battles

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Republican-held statehouses are clamping down on classroom discussions of systemic racism. Former President Donald Trump is still pushing for “patriotic education.” And the GOP has twisted “critical race theory” into a campaign talking point. Howard University made it clear this week it wants in. The Washington, D.C., institution, is beefing up its faculty with two central figures regularly targeted by conservatives for their writings about slavery, discrimination and white privilege. Nikole Hannah-Jones, creator of The New York Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, and reparations advocate and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates will join…

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