Tulsa: P45’s Pivot on Date Flunks

Editors’ Note: Reposted from The New York Times, June 18, 2020. By Paul Krugman When Trump campaign officials scheduled a rally in Tulsa, Okla., on June 19, they sent what looked like a signal of approval to white supremacists. For… Read More ›

Loving Pocahontas Day Redux

Editors’ Note: Republished from June 8, 2018. In light of recent events and in relation to June 12, 1967, the date of a Supreme Court opinion striking down Virginia’s Jim Crow anti-miscegenation law, we re-present. June 19th witnesses  the 99th… Read More ›

Loudoun County Learns its History of Lynching

Editors’ Note: Crossposted from The Loudoun Times-Mirror, June 21, 2019. The unveiling of the memorial on June 19th was significant, as Juneteenth, as it is called, commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the state of Texas, emancipating the… Read More ›