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CNN Host Asks If Jefferson Memorial Is Equal With Confederate Flag

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 06.25.2015 | Media

While discussing the movement to eradicate the presence of the Confederate flag, a CNN host asked whether we should also bring down a monument to a pr...

Poems That Contain (and Critique) History: Three First Books

Dean Rader | Posted 12.06.2014 | San Francisco
Dean Rader

Most civilians I talk to think it's pretty easy to publish a book of poems and are even surprised when I break the news that there are really no advances, no agents and no bidding wars.

5 Historic Icons Who Had A Reputation For Being Racist

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 03.27.2014 | Black Voices

There are certain historic figures who we've idolized, placing them on the highest of pedestals in our minds and in our hearts. Their memories evoke a...

Did Virginia Law Prevent Thomas Jefferson From Freeing His Slaves?

Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D. | Posted 08.06.2012 | Religion
Warren Throckmorton, Ph.D.

Nearly two centuries after his death, Thomas Jefferson continues to be the subject of competing claims about his public policy and his private beliefs. Public discussion has heightened lately due to the publication of evangelical writer David Barton's new book.