In a new article, historian Matthew Karp offers the best take I’ve seen so far on the history wars. Conservatives’ fear of inconvenient facts is bad. But liberals’ anger at the past turns out to be worse.
As Confederate statues are rightly coming down across the South, the quintessentially northern city of Chicago is wrongly targeting for removal statues of the men who saved America from those same Confederates.
Was the United States founded as a racist nation, as the New York Times “1619 Project” contends? Or was America actually the world’s first explicitly anti-racist country?
George Washington has been under attack on social media and late night comedy. A new book tells the truth about how the founding father related to his enslaved people.
More than just a goofball road movie or even propaganda for a racially sanitized “New South” that never existed, the 1977 film offers a hopeful vision of the South that suggests a better story for the region.
How did white supremacy get so ingrained in American society? You need to ask the antebellum South’s most famous advocate for slavery, John C. Calhoun.