It feels like the banking under the Republican Party from the Trump years is starting to erode.
- July 29, 2020A year ago, historian Heather Cox Richardson started writing small essays on the history behind the headlines and posting them to her Facebook page as LETTERS FROM AN AMERICAN. Today, over half a million readers (and counting) click on her dispatches each day.
- July 20, 2020The sole surviving prosecutor from the Nuremberg Trials warns that an executive order from President Trump regarding the International Criminal Court is cause for concern.
- June 23, 2020
The national guard has assisted or plans to assist election workers in Kentucky, Wisconsin, Nebraska and Indiana, raising concerns, especially in communities of color, about law enforcement mixing with the democratic process – a historically fraught relationship.
- June 18, 2020Despite, or perhaps because of, their own vulnerability to state-sanctioned violence, Black women have been key voices in the struggle to end it.
- June 12, 2020
As George Floyd’s daughter said, in death, her daddy changed the world. The least the rest of us can do is try to make that change permanent.
- June 7, 2020
In the past two weeks, everything has changed… and nothing has changed. Two weeks ago tonight, 46-year-old Minneapolis man George Floyd was alive, going through his Sunday night as any one of us do, unaware—as we all are—of what the next day would bring.