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Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick

Mark McCormick is the former executive director of The Kansas African American Museum and a former newspaper columnist.

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On critical race theory: We don’t arrive at truth until suffering speaks | Opinion

By: - June 9, 2021

The late historian John Henrik Clarke explained the dominant subculture’s preoccupation with manipulating history. Europeans “began manipulating history in the 15th century to justify the slave trade,” said Clarke, a pioneer in Pan-African studies, during an interview with Tony Brown on Brown’s eponymous show in the 1970s. Modern racism incubated during this period, Clarke said. […]