The New South economy was more than a story of extractive industry and environmental declension, argues historian Will Bryan.
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Feminismo americano galvanized leaders and groups throughout the Western hemisphere who helped inaugurate what we think of today as global feminism—a fight for women’s rights and human rights on a global scale.
But whatever a gift is and however we define it, we tend to think that we know what it is. We assume that when you or I say “gift” we are talking about the same thing—that what we mean is a given.
Like The Andy Griffith Show, the near total absence of black characters on The Beverly Hillbillies made the show’s southernness more viable to its millions of viewers. It taught them that erasing was easier than confronting the weighty problem of white southern racism.
The following is an excerpt from the new book Declarations of Dependence: Money, Aesthetics, and the Politics of Care, […]
How place determines race for racially in-between immigrants. July 4, 2002, was a particularly humid Independence Day in […]
New York City in the 1980s and ‘90s was home to a squatting movement unlike any other in […]
The following is an excerpt from the forthcoming book Desi Hoop Dreams: Pickup Basketball and the Making of Asian […]