reconstruction

In the final days of Obama's presidency, creating a monument honoring a period of Black independence and prosperity would go a long way.
Immediately following the end of slavery, African American experienced unprecedented political gains. After the end of the
The results of the 2016 elections bring to mind the words of abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison, who once condemned the
Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
This is true. I'm not the woman that my husband married 35 years ago. I have been sexually satisfied and terribly frustrated.
We need more Newt Knights today. We need coalitions to combat the pernicious and ominous signs that appear around us this year. We need to work together to fight the newer forms of obvious oppression.
Gary Ross, director of the new Civl War film "Free State of Jones", debunks 4 popular myths of the Civil War era
Three quarters of a century ago, “Gone with the Wind,” a film that mythologized an Old South of wealthy planters and obedient
Is it possible that a misogynist, nativist, racist, faux billionaire who refuses to release his tax returns, a "reality" TV celebrity and tweeting buffoon has a shot at becoming the President of the United States after the age of Obama?
-- As a result of the U.S. military draw down in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense has lost much of its ability to collect
Rigid adherence to Scalia's approach would mean that today's Court and our laws and policies that emanate from its jurisdiction would deny that birth of freedom where we recognize that "all people are created equal."
It is high time to pull together to establish a "Regional Reconstruction Strategy" that can address all sorts of violence, not just Islamist-related conflict.
Just as the progress of the first Reconstruction was followed by decades of retrenchment and reversal, many of the formidable threats millions of poor children and families -- of all races, but especially children of color -- face today are very dangerous steps backwards.
Ta-Nehisi Coates says Clinton should better understand the South's legacy of racism.
Given a mulligan, I suspect that Secretary Clinton might wish to clarify her answer about Lincoln, respond to these criticisms, and acknowledge the aspirations (and achievements) of Reconstruction's forgotten leaders.