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Once a symbol of desegregation, Ruby Bridges’ school now reflects another...

Connie L. Schaffer, University of Nebraska Omaha; Martha Graham Viator, Rowan University, and Meg White, Stockton University On Nov. 14, 1960, after a long summer...

How baseball’s first commissioner led a conspiracy of silence to preserve...

Chris Lamb, IUPUI The Baseball Writers’ Association of America recently announced that it would remove former Major League Baseball Commissioner Kenesaw Mountain Landis’ name from...

Microaggressions aren’t just innocent blunders – new research links them with...

Jonathan Kanter, University of Washington A white man shares publicly that a group of Black Harvard graduates “look like gang members to me” and claims...

Monuments ‘expire’ – but offensive monuments can become powerful history lessons

Alan Marcus, University of Connecticut and Walter Woodward, University of Connecticut Historical monuments are intended to be timeless, but almost all have an expiration date....

Kamala Harris represents an opportunity for coalition building between Blacks and...

Danielle Casarez Lemi, Southern Methodist University and Melina Juárez Pérez, Western Washington University Kamala Harris is the daughter of a Jamaican father and Indian mother;...

Federal agents sent to Kenosha, but history shows militarized policing in...

Angélica Durán-Martínez, University of Massachusetts Lowell The U.S. Justice Department has dispatched federal agents and U.S. marshals to Kenosha, Wisconsin, where a police shooting left...

Abolishing child labor took the specter of ‘white slavery’ and the...

Betsy Wood, Hudson County Community College Today, U.S. laws and regulations bar kids under the age of 14 from working in most industries. Children under...

What will student protests look like when classes are online?

Johnathan Flowers, Worcester State University; April Logan, Salisbury University, and Samuel Abrams, Sarah Lawrence College Editor’s note: Campus protests have become a mainstay in American...

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The Dead Sea Scrolls are a priceless link to the Bible’s...

Daniel Falk, Pennsylvania State University The Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C., has removed five Dead Sea Scrolls from exhibits after tests confirmed these...