by Elise Lemire
Text messages revealed in the federal trial of Ahmaud Arbery's killers reveal a potent fear of interracial sexuality that has long shadowed conflicts over power in American society.
by Ralph Keyes
One of the most widely-used terms in discussions of American racism has its roots in a campaign by two pro-slavery writers to troll abolitionists through a fake tract promoting "miscegenation."
by Harold Holzer
Credit: Smithsonian.Reprinted by arrangement with Viking, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., from The Civil War in 50 Objects by Harold Holzer and the New-York Historical Society. Copyright © 2013 by the New-York Historical Society.
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