How place determines race for racially in-between immigrants. July 4, 2002, was a particularly humid Independence Day in […]
Nearly one year ago last may, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. battled 12 rounds in what was […]
In 1925, General Robert Lee Bullard, Commander of the U.S.’s Second Army during WWI in Europe, retired and released a book of memoirs: Personalities and Reminiscences about the War. Bullard had enjoyed a fairly distinguished career in the military peaking during the Great War. Yet, like many of this day, he harbored prejudices; most notably his dismissive attitude toward African American soldiers.
In addition to taking over America’s public imagination – isn’t everyone a “foodie” these days? – Food Studies […]
Naomi Hirahara never “got” Raymond Chandler. The dark, mistrustful view of Los Angeles that Chandler’s work so embodied […]
The covert actions of the US government abroad, and their domestic ramifications, have drawn an increasing amount of […]
A visit to El Monte, California reveals many official signs and markers that harken back to the town’s […]
Since at least the 1950s, scholars have speculated about what the economy might look like when and if […]