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Dr. Cynthia Greenlee

Senior Editor

Dr. Cynthia Greenlee was a senior editor for Rewire.News, where she edited opinion pieces and cultural commentary, and was part of the Appalachian Reporting Project staff team. 

Based in Durham, North Carolina, Cynthia is a writer and historian. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina and a PhD in history from Duke University.

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Dr. Cynthia Greenlee
Dr. Cynthia Greenlee

Commentary Race

Loving Day, Juneteenth, and the Right to Family

The anniversary of the Loving case on June 12 and Juneteenth on the 19th should remind us that, within the African American freedom struggle and broader movements for equality, there has always been a struggle to determine the right to marry, select an intimate partner of one’s choice, and to form the families that we want.