Columnist Michael Paul Williams on the Devil’s Half Acre:
“We cannot be afraid of the truth,” said Landrieu, who along with other city leaders decided to take down the monuments in 2015, a decision that withstood challenges in federal court.
“As universities grapple with connections to slavery, Harvard is displaying documents that offer records of the enslaved people who lived and worked at the school.”
via ABC News:
“Prof. Guridy discusses his prize-winning book, “Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow.”
History, Memory, Andrew Jackson and the Civil War
May 1. March, protest, strike. Black labor matters.
Deacon reviews Horne in @Counterpunch. See Revolution in Reverse?