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racism



  • Being a Black Academic in America

    Featuring short essays by historians Keisha N. Blain, Marcia Chatelain, Gerald Early, Stefan M. Bradley, and Noliwe M. Rook.



  • How Reconstruction Still Shapes American Racism

    by Henry Lewis Gates, Jr.

    Regardless of its brevity, Reconstruction remains one of the most pivotal eras in the history of race relations in American history —­ and probably the most misunderstood.



  • The Black Gun Owner Next Door

    by Tiya Miles

    I’m an African-American historian and, on most issues, decidedly liberal. Could I rethink my anti-gun stance?



  • The Trouble With Classics Continues

    New video shows exactly what was said during a heated discussion at the annual gathering of classicists in January. Does it change anything?