To qualify the moon landing "seems a fight against human endeavor itself."
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Another Republican buckles.
The making and unmaking of the US.
Will we be heirs of the Founders or founders of something new?
A look at the environment vs. heredity debate.
On the racial realities of our nation and our time.
What does "Independence Day" mean? And to whom?
Liberal historian Arthur M. Schlesinger dances around uncomfortable truths.
The reaction to the Netflix miniseries is “mob justice.”
The 1964 Civil Rights Act was signed into law 55 years ago today.
The “Betsy Ross” flag is a symbol of slavery.
Will she pay reparations?
Painting over it will cost at least $600,000.
“The only compensation for land is land.”
No friendships with segregationists allowed.
White people love to feel good about themselves by feeling bad about themselves.
Black conservatives say the best "reparations" are the free market.
Report claims that there has been an “astonishing absence of any effort to acknowledge, discuss, or address lynching.”
Symbolic Oregon "pioneer" is as bad as a Confederate general.
Group will now welcome all "Latinx," not just Chicanos.
“Colonials” glorifies systemic oppression.
Photographs from 1900 Paris Exhibition Showed the World That African Americans Were Now Musicians, Lawyers and Scientists
Exhibit was to promote the idea of racial equality.
A story American media wouldn't print.
Could the latest sordid revelations bring down MLK?
He’s going to make sure that “African American issues, that Latino issues, that issues of gender are at the forefront.”
She thinks she’s in the “truth insurance” business.
White people are being propagandized out of existence.
Calculating the windfall.
The ship was scuttled after the owner won his bet.
Today marks 65 years since Brown v. Board of Education.
Immigrants, nonimmigrant aliens, and illegals are not covered by the same laws.
Living in a “post-Charlottesville era” changes how to interpret the law.
They probably shouldn’t visit Mount Rushmore.
Maryland Historical Trust Removes Sign at Fort Garrison After Complaint About rhe Term ‘Hostile Indians’
It it “not representative of the fact that the original colonists forcibly displaced the native population.”
"White nationalists want America to be white again. But this will never happen."
The Good War wasn’t good enough.
Judge says defendants have confused what the statues are with how people feel about them.
Cal State Campus Ditching ‘Prospector Pete’ Mascot After Complaints That Gold Rush Hurt Indigenous People
New mascot choices include Pelicans and Giraffes.
Says Robert E. Lee was “a great general, whether you like it or not.”
Change is supposed to “enable indigenous peoples to move forward."
"The purpose of the text is to promote critical thinking."
Twitter critic: “This commercial spits on the trauma in our veins and the fight of our ancestors.”
Local historian calls it a "modern-day book burning."
The money is to benefit descendants of the 272 slaves Georgetown sold.
The real agenda is to indict white America.
Jared Taylor on reparations.
Do blacks deserve compensation for slavery?
Students were “traumatized.”
A preview of what may come.
Buildings will be renamed after Indian tribes.
Time is white. And it's racist.
Street names and school names are also up for “reconsideration.”
The mural can’t be removed because it’s part of the wall, but students say they don’t care about structural integrity.
Unlike previous celebrations, this one will highlight slavery.
A lot of stretcher-bearers were black.
Two excellent books on immigration.
Course "attends to historically marginalized voices."
Renovated Lowell House Will Not Display Portrait of Controversial Former University President Abbott Lawrence Lowell
Students shouldn’t have to see images of him in prominent places.
It's the 229th anniversary of a vitally important law.
State senator thinks it’s a “reconciliation” process.
Harvard is still profiting from this slave’s suffering.
She says the New Deal was "racist."
Bill de Blasio's wife will be featured.
Immigrants brought their bad habits with them.
NAACP: “What we are trying to do is tell the real truth.”
Religion before Columbus.
Blacks keep hoping to cash in on white guilt.
He wants the flag to honor Indians instead of the Confederacy.
Allowing students to op out of attending a Black History Month assembly is a “microaggression.”
Another misstep in Virginia.
"We’re gonna be forgotten people. It’s an insane, insane process."
Indians don’t like him.
It was a lesson about the Great Depression, not slavery.
Prominent black legislators had no problem with the comparison.