In the last several years, questions surrounding monuments that aim to memorialize Confederate-era actors and events have achieved […]

As the notorious commitment-phobe Charles Dickens once said, it was the best of times, it was the worst […]

What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “racial inequality in America?” For many, images of the […]

In this excerpt from his book Blue-Collar Conservatism: Frank Rizzo’s Philadelphia and Populist Politics (University of Pennsylvania Press, […]

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 semester comes in, the semester goes out… you can’t explain it.  You can’t explain it, folks.  Except […]

At numerous times over the past three years, ever since Donald Trump announced his unlikely candidacy for the […]

We hope you’re tanned, rested, and ready, because we’re going to the beach!  There is a lot of […]