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How Do We Know Something Is Racist? Historian Ibram X. Kendi Explains

Kendi explained the important historical context behind telling a person of color to go back to where they came from.


Historian Jon Meacham: Trump now with Andrew Johnson as 'most racist president in American history'

The historian drew the parallels between Trump and Johnson one day after Trump targeted four freshman House lawmakers.



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Not Everyone Wanted a Man on the Moon

by Neil M. Maher

Protesters in the late ’60s and early ’70s pushed for spending at home on the same multibillion dollar scale as the moon race.


Republicans Want a White Republic. They'll Destroy America to Get It

by Carol Anderson

Already, Trump and the Republicans have severely harmed the institutional heft of checks-and-balances. But they’re not done.



Tennessee just showed that white supremacy is alive and well

by Keisha N. Blain

Honoring a former Confederate general and KKK grand wizard in 2019 is outrageous.



Trump’s America Is a ‘White Man’s Country’

by Jamelle Bouie

His racist idea of citizenship is an old one, brought back from the margins of American politics.



Citizenship once meant whiteness. Here’s how that changed.

by Ariela Gross and Alejandro de la Fuente

Free people of color challenged racial citizenship from the start.



How activists can defeat Trump’s latest assault on asylum seekers

by Carly Goodman, S. Deborah Kang and Yael Schacher

Immigration activists helped give power to asylum protections once before. They can do it again.



Eisenhower's Worst Nightmare

by William D. Hartung

When, in his farewell address in 1961, President Dwight D. Eisenhower warned of the dangers of the “unwarranted influence” wielded by the “military-industrial complex,” he could never have dreamed of an arms-making corporation of the size and political clout of Lockheed Martin.



Immigration and the New Fugitive Slave Laws

by Manisha Sinha

The abolitionists’ protests against the fugitive slave laws, which deprived large groups of people of their liberty and criminalized those who offered assistance to them, should be an inspiration in our dismal times.



Marshall Plan for Central America would restore hope, end migrant border crisis

by William Lambers

The Marshall Plan was key to restoring stability to Europe after WWII. Now, a similar approach must be taken in Central America.



What the French Revolution teaches us about the dangers of gerrymandering

by Rebecca L. Spang

Our institutions must remain representative and responsive.



What Americans Do Now Will Define Us Forever

by Adam Serwer

"I want to be very clear about what the country saw last night, as an American president incited a chant of “Send her back!” aimed at a Somali-born member of Congress: America has not been here before."


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