Months after Strom Thurmond's African-American daughter, Essie Mae Washington-Williams, stepped into history, commentators continue to step around the most explosive aspect of this controversy wi
AS NOVEMBER approaches, the Presidential race
seems to be too close for partisans of either side
to take comfort.
The Iowa Brown and Black Forum.
In 1879 the German journalist Wilhelm Marr, a former socialist and anarchist, founded an organization that was novel in two ways.
Tony Kushner's latest play, Caroline, or Change, left me contemplating its curious title, which suggests an indecisive playwright. Why not just Caroline, or simply Change?
For almost forty years now, the white South has been moving steadily into the Republican ranks.
African-American history, broadly defined, continues to be the most innovative and exciting field in American historical studies.
Shortly after Strom Thurmond died, the flags at the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia were lowered to half-staff. Every flag except one, that is.
It is Israel's compensatory response to the truth of Jewish experience.
No single endorsement, save that of next July's party convention, will
decide the winner of what remains a remarkably unsettled race for the
Democratic presidential nomination.