Race Relations

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Putting White Supremacy on a Pedestal

These and other monuments matter because what we put in public space matters. At a moment of pronounced social and cultural tensions, we as historians, as public intellectuals, and as Americans, must ask difficult questions, seek new answers, and...Read More

Pinback button for Kennedy - Johnson 1960 presidential campaign
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Poverty In America

Following World War II, the U.S. experienced a financial boom in which millions enjoyed the benefits of national economic growth. But these opportunities were not available to everyone and by 1968, 35 million people lived below the poverty line.Read More