This story from Illinois says so much about how hard it is to do public history with integrity. Just months after authoring a critical report that raised further questions about.
The esteemed historian of slavery and capitalism Walter Johnson had a great Boston Review piece a couple of weeks ago about how the legacies of racism are going to determine.
Example A) Texas leaving billions on the table because it won't expand medical care, dooming its poor to illness and death. Example B) The impending disaster in Illinois, most notably.
Oh dear: The artist behind the Elgin mural that depicts a portion of a famous photo of a 1930 lynching of two black men in Indiana said the piece was.
On June 22, 1922, a night and early morning of angry United Mine Workers of America members massacring strikebreakers and mine guards ended in Herrin, Illinois. Twenty-one people died, 19.
Above: Illinois governor Bruce Rauner There's nothing good happening to the American worker in 2016, but it is even more discouraging than usual that Republican governors are trying to outdo.
Illinois governor Bruce Rauner decided that since there was no way he could get a bill through a Democratic legislature that would effectively make Illinois public sector work right to.
Given the ideology of the Republican Party in 1865 and 2013, I guess it is fitting that Springfield, Illinois is looking to sell off the public cemetery where Abraham Lincoln.