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Author, professor and anti-racism activist Ibram X. Kendi, pictured in Sept. 2019, is one of the co-founders of The Emancipator. The new publication is the result of a partnership between Boston University's Center for Antiracist Research, which Kendi leads, and The Boston Globe newspaper. Michael A. McCoy/The Washington Post via Getty Images hide caption

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JerriAnne Boggis, executive director of the Black Heritage Trail of New Hampshire, poses with a monument that was erected in Harriet E. Wilson's honor. Boggis says when she read Wilson's book, she felt as if it was written the book just for her. Jack Rodolico/New Hampshire Public Radio hide caption

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Early Novel Written By Free Black Woman Called Out Racism Among Abolitionists

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