Originally published 08/27/2016
In Alabama, Bryan Stevenson is saving inmates from execution and memorializing the darkest episodes of America’s past.
Originally published 02/16/2015
Lynching in America makes the case that lynching of African Americans was terrorism, a widely supported phenomenon used to enforce racial subordination and segregation.
Originally published 11/17/2013
Meet Cornelius Gurlitt, the man who sat on a hoard of nearly 1,200 paintings seized by the Nazis.
Originally published 07/22/2013
In the immediate aftermath of the Civil War, white Southerners lashed out with homicidal rage against their former bondsmen.
Originally published 08/03/2017
The first textbook in the USA to feature a photo of a lynching was mine in 1974. But there was a problem.
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