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Lynching: An American Story

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On March 5, 2019
Above: The lynching of Frank Tafoya, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 1882 As I have stated many times, it’s very frustrating to me to see how both liberals and the left reduce race in America to the black-white binary. I understand why that happens–slavery is one of two centerpieces of the nation, along with genocide. The […]

Black Cemeteries

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On February 7, 2019

I’m a little behind in my grave posts because I have been trying to get a bunch of other things done. Unlike what people generally believe, I do not find cemeteries interesting at all for themse

Race and Schools

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On January 4, 2019

I know how much LGM readers hate talking about how their school choices directly lead to reinforcing racism, but the fact is that they do. Noah Berlatsky–who admits the choices he makes for his

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This is the grave of Albert Murray. Born in Mobile, Alabama in 1916, Murray attended Tuskegee Institute and graduated in 1939. He started a graduate program at the University of Michigan but decided quickly to return to Tuskegee and teach writing, although he did some additional graduate work at Northwestern. In 1943, he joined the […]
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I thought this was a great point. One of the things that has been extraordinary is how little coverage there has been of the communities impacted by President Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric here in the US. So few Latinos speaking on TV, on the radio and in newspaper articles. — Lulu Garcia-Navarro (@lourdesgnavarro) November […]
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The Long Arm of Dunningism

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On August 6, 2018
It’s unfortunate that not surprising that a major publication would run a lengthy piece about white racist Americans. We’ve seen approximately 780,000 since November 2016. However, it is amazing that the Guardian would run featuring Confederate flag humpers that would repeat Dunningesque and Bowersesque myths about Reconstruction. If you aren’t familiar, William Dunning was the […]

Suffrage and Race

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On July 29, 2018

The story of how white suffrage activists went full racist in the late 19th century in their demands for the right to vote is well-known among American historians. But as we reach the centennial of th

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