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“While not entirely free of bias — opportunities for discrimination by postal workers and Sears employees were still possible — the Sears ordering process was essentially a blind retail transaction, a screen placed between the store and black customers.” (Jason Kottke, “How the Sears Catalog Undermined White Supremacy in the Jim Crow South”)

Wednesday, February 19, 2020, 8:18:47pm PDT