Indigo Production South Carolina. William DeBrahm, A Map of South Carolina and a Part of Georgia London, published by Thomas Jeffreys, 1757 I know you all are a bunch of readers. And many of you are i
Tressie McMillan Cottom’s response to Ta-Nehisi Coates’ essay on Barack Obama is powerful: Coates argues that Obama knows his whites because he was born to them, raised and loved by them.
On November 17, 1968, the New York State Education Commissioner reasserted control over the Ocean Hill-Brownsville school district in Brooklyn, ending the strike by teachers that started when African-
It’s hardly surprising that growing income inequality would exacerbate other forms of inequality. Thus, this EPI study demonstrating the connections between income inequality and black/white wag
Nashville hot chicken has become a thing. A recent write up of this phenomenon of a dish long eaten by the area’s African-American population credited white people for making it happen. Um, no.
Here is another long essay about Trump supporters and what they see in him. The useful thing in this piece is how it identifies the divide between relatively wealthy Republicans who hate welfare progr
Stacey Patton convincingly argues that Hillary Clinton speech about racial unity was wrongheaded. Beyond that, Clinton’s call for everyone to “do the work” to unite against hatred overlooks the
Rob Parkinson, a colleague from my master’s program many years ago, has a great editorial in the Times on the connections between the fear of slave revolts and American independence. FOR more th