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  • Originally published 05/05/2015

    Scholar of Urban Riots: Expect More Unrest

    In an interview historian Ashley M. Howard says we demonize blacks who turn violent but still lionize white labor activists from the 19th century who used violence.

  • Originally published 05/01/2015

    Why the CVS Burned

    The rioting in Baltimore wasn’t hooliganism. It was a protest against the depredations of the ghetto economy.

  • Originally published 04/28/2015

    Liberal Punishment

    Liberal law and order expanded during the urban riots of the 1960s.

  • Originally published 02/28/2013

    Universities, theaters in 4 cities to join in creating new theatrical productions on Civil War

    WASHINGTON — Four major universities are joining theater companies in Boston, Baltimore, Washington and Atlanta in a project to commission new plays, music and dance compositions about the Civil War and its lasting legacy.The National Civil War Project announced Thursday in Washington will involve programming over the next two years to mark the 150th anniversary of the war between North and South. Beyond commissioning new works, organizers plan for university faculty to integrate the arts into their academic programs on campus....

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