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  • Flip-Flopping on Free Speech

    by Jill Lepore

    The fight for the First Amendment, on campuses and football fields, from the sixties to today.



  • Before Trump vs. the NFL, there was Jackie Robinson vs. JFK

    Jackie Robinson, the hero who integrated Major League Baseball in 1947, spoke out loudly for civil rights and challenged President John F. Kennedy to stop dithering on black equality. Unlike Trump, JFK sought to understand Robinson’s complaints.