Our 250-Year Fight for Multiracial Democracy
We say we’re for it. We’ve never truly had it. These next few years will determine its fate.
The New Republic
West Virginia's Founding Politicians Understood Democracy Better than Today's
They believed that wealth should have no bearing on a citizen’s voting power.
History News Network
Voting Rights: A Retrospective
The United States Didn't Really Begin Until 1848
America, you’ve got the dates wrong. Your intense debate over which year marks the real beginning of the United States—1619 (slavery’s arrival) or 1776
Zócalo Public Square
Wild Rice Waters
The resurgence of the wild rice harvest seeks to tells the story of settler colonialism, tribal kinship and ecological stewardship.
In the Common Interest
How a grassroots movement of farmers laid the foundation for state intervention in the economy, challenging the slaveholding South.
Across party lines, Americans actually agree on teaching “divisive concepts.”
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