From Ferguson to Flint to Minneapolis, the Midwest has recently become a crucial epicenter in the fight for racial justice.  In fact, the region has been an epicenter of African American history for over 400 years, since before even the founding of the Jamestown Colony.  It is some of America's most compelling, important, and overlooked history – until now.

Issues: Economics, Education, History, Labor, Race/Ethnicity/Racism