Does living in mixed communities make people less or more vulnerable to campaigning that plays on ethnic and racial divisions?
Democratic activism and Obama's campaign have turned Doylestown, Pennsylvania, from solid red to purple--maybe even blue.
Can Barack Obama get racially mixed communities in Pennsylvania's small towns to bowl together?
The questions raised by Hawaii's annexation have implications far beyond its shores: the imperial past forms the legal scaffolding of the imperial present.
Hawaiian activists call on the US left to help stop massive military expansion and federal legislation that would stifle their quest for independence.
Find out more about Hawaiian history in books and videos--and on the Web.
In 1893, The Nation raised a warning about how colonization would affect the state of the union.
In 1964, John Dominis Holt, one of the first voices of the Hawaiian renaissance, discussed his heritage.
The first overseas acquisition of the United States was not Hawaii, but Midway, claimed under the Guano Act of 1856.
Here's how the US Congress addressed the issue.