Migrating Toward Black-Brown Solidarities

Migrating Toward Black-Brown Solidarities

—Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
In their new book South Central Dreams, Hondagneu-Sotelo and Manuel Pastor tell the story of Latinx immigrants in South Los Angeles.

An Empire Transformed: A Q&A with Kate Luce Mulry

An Empire Transformed: A Q&A with Kate Luce Mulry

Kate Mulry, author of An Empire Transformed (NYU Press, 2021), spoke with the online journal Current about her writing process, research, and the impetus for her path-breaking work in American history. Read the full conversation below.

Chocolate’s Bitter History

Chocolate’s Bitter History

—Jared Ross Hardesty
World Chocolate Day offers the opportunity to reflect on chocolate’s global history and how its past is still present today. And that past is much more sinister than a quaint, celebratory holiday suggests.

Disability in America: An eBook Special

Disability in America: An eBook Special

On July 26th, America celebrates the anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). This month, we’re getting caught up on the history, politics, and cultural understandings of disability in… READ MORE

It Can Happen Here: Q&A with Alexander Laban Hinton

It Can Happen Here: Q&A with Alexander Laban Hinton

We spoke with Alexander Laban Hinton about the increased visibility of white power extremism under the Trump administration, its similarities to the Khmer Rouge regime, and the ways genocide can be prevented.

Loving Day During a Time of #BlackLivesMatter

Loving Day During a Time of #BlackLivesMatter

—Tanya Katerí Hernandez
Fifty-four years after the Loving v. Virginia decision, interracial marriage bans no longer exist, but White Supremacist violence and rhetoric still flourish.