The Unfinished Story of Emmett Till’s Final Journey
Till was murdered 65 years ago. Sites of commemoration across the Mississippi Delta still struggle with what’s history and what’s hearsay.
Capitalism, Slavery, and Economic White Supremacy
On the racial wealth gap.
The Economic Historian
The Strange World of AP U.S. History
Born out of the Cold War, the course has a great contradiction at its heart: why do we teach history?
The 25 Most Influential Works of American Protest Art Since World War II
Three artists, a curator and a writer came together to discuss the pieces that have not only best reflected the era, but have made an impact.
New York Times
Cousins Like Us: Black Lives and John Maynard Keynes
Reflections on the famous economist through the prism of the author's own mixed-race family.
Los Angeles Review of Books
We All Think History Will Be on Our Side. Here's Why We Shouldn't Rely on That Assumption.
The hope for historical vindication is loud now but not new.
“If Anybody Says Election to Me, I Want to Fight”
The messy election of 1876.
Perspectives on History
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