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‘What’s Going On’ at 50 – Marvin Gaye’s Motown classic is...

Tyina Steptoe, University of Arizona Motown wasn’t really known for its politically conscious music. Then came “What’s Going On.”

MLK’s vision matters today for the 43 million Americans living in...

Joshua F.J. Inwood, Pennsylvania State University On April 4, 1968, Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in Memphis, while fighting for a 10-cent wage increase...

What is moral injury in veterans?

Holly Arrow, University of Oregon and William M. Schumacher, University of Oregon On Nov. 11 each year, Americans honor military veterans who have transitioned to...

Comics captured America’s growing ambivalence about the Vietnam War

Cathy Schlund-Vials, University of Connecticut In America’s imagination, the Vietnam War is not so much celebrated as it is assiduously contemplated. This inward-looking approach is...

How the Pentagon tried to cure America of its ‘Vietnam syndrome’

Paul Joseph, Tufts University In August 1965, Morley Safer, a reporter for “CBS News,” accompanied a unit of U.S. marines on a search-and-destroy mission to...

During Vietnam War, music spoke to both sides of a divided...

Lauren Rebecca Sklaroff, University of South Carolina Music is central to Ken Burns’s new Vietnam War documentary, with an original score accompanied by samples of...

George Romero’s zombies will make Americans reflect on racial violence long...

Erin C. Cassese, West Virginia University “What’s your zombie apocalypse survival plan?” The question invites the liveliest discussions of the semester. I teach a course...

What was the protest group Students for a Democratic Society? Five...

Todd Gitlin, Columbia University Editor’s note: The 2016 election brought student activism back into the spotlight. No student activist organization in U.S. history...

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