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  • Voter Restrictions Have Deep History in Texas

    by Laurie B. Green

    Texas’ speedy ratification of the 19th Amendment represents a beacon for women’s political power in the U.S., but a critical assessment of the process it took to win it tells us far more about today’s political atmosphere and cautions us to compare the marketing of voting rights laws with their actual implications.



  • Sandra Bland Did Not Kill Herself

    by Crystal A. deGregory

    I did not watch the video. I do not need to. I know that Sandra Bland did not kill herself—a morally corrupt justice system did.



  • Being a Black Academic in America

    Featuring short essays by historians Keisha N. Blain, Marcia Chatelain, Gerald Early, Stefan M. Bradley, and Noliwe M. Rook.



  • America Needs an Education in Whiteness

    by Jordan Lindsey

    Not a white equivalent of Black History Month—but a better understanding of the concept of whiteness and the harm it inflicts on race relations.


  • Race Isn’t a Modern Concept

    by Geraldine Heng

    This Medievalist shows in her new book that Europeans in the Middle Ages used racial categories to distinguish outsiders from themselves.