Race and the White House, an Interview with Clarence Lusane

The role of the US from essentially World War II up to the present has been hegemonic, but that is rapidly changing for a number of reasons....


Learn More: Celebrate African American History Month

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Slavery, Capitalism, and Emancipation

In an amazing show of ignorance, Republican Congresswoman and Tea Party Express' spokesperson Michele Bachmann stated that the founding fathers of the United States abolished slavery in her response to President Obama's State of the Union address.


Book Review: The "S" Word

In The "S" Word, John Nichols has written an imaginative history of socialism as an idea and a movement in and throughout U.S. history.


Europe Between Nationalism and Union: A Response to Conan Fischer

The need to take full stock of the damaging effects of nationalism and the ongoing search for higher levels of international cooperation should be the lesson of Europe from 1900-1945, a lesson of “union” that Europeans seem to have gotten.

Podcast: Race and the White House, an Interview with Clarence Lusane

On this episode we play our interview with historian Clarence Lusane, author of The Black History of the White House from City Lights Press.