The entire point of slavery was a controllable labor force. So what happened when that labor force became free in 1865? Southern planters wanted to bring in the Chinese to replace their Black slaves!
I for one can’t believe that Bari Weiss and Thomas Chatterton Williams haven’t been all over the case of Garrett Felber, a leftist historian at the University of Mississippi fired for crit
In the South, the answer may well be no. Almost a year ago, the roaring chants echoed in the streets: Defund the police! Abolish the police! The tide of public opinion spurred some of the nationâ€™s m
I talked yesterday about the poisoning of the water supplies of Jackson, Mississippi by a government more concerned with Dr. Seuss books than with its own people, at least if they are Black. There is
I was reading the obituary today for Jack Geiger, the socially minded doctor who put his expertise to use in order to solve poverty. It’s really fascinating. In 1970, a documentary called Out in
One of the major stories in Native American history is how appointees to the Bureau of Indian Affairs and other agencies created to administer Native Americans after their conquest by the U.S. governm
What a racial paradise. The cars came one by one, down a gravel road and through a cotton field, to the edge of the Tallahatchie River and the spot where, 64 years ago, historians believe Emmett Tillâ
In Mike Pence’s vision of a Christian theocracy, men can’t meet with women who aren’t their wives. So why not spread it from the top across the Republican Party, starting in Mississi