The Hidden History Of Juneteenth
The internecine conflict and the institution of slavery could not and did not end neatly at Appomattox or on Galveston Island.
Talking Points Memo
This Land Is Whose Land? Indian Country and the Shortcomings of Settler Protest
As a Native person, I believe “This Land Is Your Land” falls flat.
Contract Buying Robbed Black Families In Chicago Of Billions
A new study on the toll of contract buying in Chicago during the 1950s and 1960s: $3 billion to $4 billion in lost black wealth.
The Mismeasure of Minds
25 years later, The Bell Curve’s analysis of race and intelligence refuses to die.
How Charitable Donations Remade Our Courts
The Olin Foundation funded the Federalist Society, seminars for judges, and much more.
The American Revolution’s Starving, Barefoot, Heroic Troops
Our young nation was very poor, the war was very expensive, and Congress and the states wanted everyone else to pay.
The Power of Corporate Interests Over Home Baking
Throughout the early 20th century, food corporations created advertisement campaigns directed at women.
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