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Few issues in recent history are more misunderstood than the anti-busing protests. Framed almost entirely as northern whites protesting to protect their communities and their local schools and widely seen as a complete failure today, Matthew Delmont demonstrates in his 2016 book Why Busing Failed a much more nuanced history. Delmont does not claim to […]

Veterans Day

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On November 11, 2017

Veterans Day: A perfect time to remember one of our national legacies, white people lynching black soldiers and recently returned veterans. Returning African American veterans were met with a familiar

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This is a guest post by Simon Balto, Assistant Professor of History and Director of African-American Studies at Ball State University. His book, Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power, will come out next year from the University of North Carolina Press. He previously wrote this post for us. Expect to […]
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Make America White Again

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On August 25, 2017
There’s a Category 4 hurricane bearing down on Texas right now. So Donald Trump prepares for that in the most Trump way possible–pardoning an open racist. MORE: "After more than fifty years of admirable service to our Nation, [Arpaio] is worthy candidate for a Presidential pardon." pic.twitter.com/p4CFvc4nzU — ABC News (@ABC) August 26, 2017 All […]
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