Thomas J. Sugrue is David Boies Professor of History and Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania and the author of Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North.
In a new history of postwar America, Joshua Freeman argues that policy changes occur because of pressure from the bottom up.
How Barack Obama has fashioned a personal and political identity by treating the history of the civil rights movement as a usable past.
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