In the final days of Obama's presidency, creating a monument honoring a period of Black independence and prosperity would go a long way.
As President Obama Prepares To Leave The White House, It Is Time To Look Back On The Reconstruction Era
Immediately following the end of slavery, African American experienced unprecedented political gains. After the end of the
Both before and during the aerial bombardment of Taleban strongholds, I conducted phone interviews in Dari with fixed line
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.
"The Civil War was absolutely about slavery."
'Free State Of Jones' Challenges Our Misconceptions About The Civil War And Reconstruction-era South
Three quarters of a century ago, “Gone with the Wind,” a film that mythologized an Old South of wealthy planters and obedient
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.
And why she should listen to Killer Mike.
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.