by Philip Gerard
The incident that became known as the Boston Massacre didn't have to happen, and didn't have to become a flashpoint for violence after. As political tensions break into violence today, it's worthwhile to think about Boston in 1770.
Professor of Africana Studies Kellie Carter Jackson speaks with WBUR on the relationship between violence and protest; a relationship which goes back to the Boston Massacre.
by Eric Hinderaker
The people who turned Crispus Attucks into a hero of the Revolution.
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- Grin and Bear It: On the Rise and Rise of Neo-Stoicism
- How Democrats Can Learn Hardball From the Republicans of 1861
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