by Adam Hochschild
Exactly 100 years ago, this country’s media was laboring under the kind of official censorship that would undoubtedly thrill both Donald Trump and Mike Pompeo.
SOURCE: Toward Freedom
by Margaret Power and Alexander Aviña
On January 5, 2020, the Business Meeting of the American Historical Association passed a resolution condemning affiliations between ICE (U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement) and higher education.
SOURCE: Boston Review
by Steve Kantrowitz
Instead of seeking to overcome their association with slavery, antebellum African American activists built their activism around it. We can learn from this history.
by José Angel Hernández
This undoubtedly will lead to a humanitarian crisis.
SOURCE: Organization of American Historians
The great lengths immigrants went to, to fit in.
SOURCE: News Release -- John M. Rossi,
Pennsylvania’s 175-year heritage of immigrant toil and anthracite wealth is lost as Huber Breaker Historic Site is Demolished for Scrap
Bankruptcy Court finds the Huber Breaker’s 900 tons of steel, valued at $85,000, was a much higher worth than preserving the keystone historic site.
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