SOURCE: Frederick Douglass on How Congress Can Fight a ‘Treacherous President’ – The Atlantic

The Atlantic reprints Frederick Douglass’s 1866 essay on how Congress can cope with a chief executive who refuses to recognize the rights of all citizens:

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NEWS: “We Replaced You”

Charlottesville counter protest, organized with social media blackout to protect participants, retraced the path white supremacists demonstrators took on campus, bearing candles instead of torches. 

Image by Casey Kilmartin, h/t Bethany Nowviskie on Twitter.

Alfred R. Waud. Mustered Out. Little Rock, Arkansas, April 20, 1865. Drawing. Chinese white on green paper. Published in Harper’s Weekly, May 19, 1866. Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress. Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-175 (5–1)

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NEWS/DIGITAL: The Disturbing History Of Confederate Monuments, In A Single Image

“Symbols of the Confederacy have retained their ugly power for 150 years, and the number of monuments has actually increased at crucial moments in recent American history. An infographic from the Southern Poverty Law Centermaps out Confederate iconography, including monuments and names of schools, from the end of the Civil War in 1861 to 2016–revealing that the increase in tributes to the Confederacy mirrors important moments in civil rights…”

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BLOGROLL: Bundles on the Harlem Delegation’s Visit to the White House to Protest Lynching – August 1, 1917 

A’Lelia Bundles writes on her blog about anti-lynching protests in the United States:

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