This blog is intended as a reply to my friend and fellow historian Nick Sacco and his blog, “What Does it Mean to Come to Terms With the History of American Slavery?” I encourage others to reply, too! As Nick… Read More ›
An explanation of “every thing is not about race” and how misguided it is.
As I have written about already, my class of four (five counting me) in African American History was absolutely outstanding. I’ll write more about it soon, too. I wanted to share part of Tim’s project, and lucky for you (!),… Read More ›
The problem relates to historical memory.
This article explores numerous issues related to historical memory and struggles for equality.
If you care about yourself, others, and history, think again before that next “Spring Cleaning” adventure.
Michael Frisch‘s “American History and the Structures of Collective Memory: A Modest Exercise in Empirical Iconography” caught my attention some time ago. Please read or at least skim the article if you can. If you do not have access to… Read More ›
Directly below are my speaking notes for talks I gave to the Northern Brazoria County Democrats and Southern Brazoria County Democrats back in May 2010 in response to a very problematic resolution issued by Brazoria County. Part one of this… Read More ›