Paris, Pont Saint-Michel, 1961: "Here we drown Algerians" Sixty years ago today, Algerian migrants around the Paris region gathered for a peaceful march to protest a restrictive and discriminatory curfew..
"Together against our broken systems," BLM poster, Paris, Batignolles, June 2020 (Langladure, Wikimedia Commons) So, apparently, we've endangered the French Republic. "We" here is US academics who talk about race..
Régine Jean-Charles just put out an excellent analysis of Barrett's description of her children during her confirmation hearing. Subjecting the young children of public figures to extra scrutiny can be.
Paris, Bibliothèque Mazarine, Inc. 1286, f. 008v 2020 has been quite a year for history lessons. In the midst of so much madness, folks keep looking to historians for parallels.
French President Emmanuel Macron wears a patriotic face mask to speak with schoolchildren (AP photo/Ian Langsdon) First off, hello! How’s everyone doing? It’s been awhile. I made a tiny human.
Jonathan Macintosh, 2009 As if the last 24 hours haven't been horrific enough, Slate and CNN bring us this headline: "El Paso Shooting Victims Might Avoid Hospitals Due to Immigration.
Thirty years ago today, iconic protests against authoritarian regimes took place in both Poland and China. Their different trajectories have led to very different stories--and different silences. Here are some.
Yesterday's student protests across.