Category: History

Remembering the Battle of Negro Fort

Remembering the Battle of Negro Fort

—Matthew J. Clavin
As we continue to struggle with the power and history of racism, it is instructive to remember the United States’ role in the destruction of Negro Fort.

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

Agency, Resistance, Resilience, Identity

—Shirley Hune and Gail M. Nomura
How can all of us better challenge falsehoods of Asian American and Pacific Islander women’s docility and call attention to the complexities of their past and present experiences in the United States and elsewhere?

Ireland and America: An eBook Special

Ireland and America: An eBook Special

This St. Patrick’s Day, check out a few books on Irish and Irish American history you might have missed! Browse the eBooks below to find studies on Irish nationalism, Irish-American… READ MORE

The Good of Remembrance

The Good of Remembrance

—Daniel P. Reynolds
The goal of Holocaust remembrance must be to ensure that willful abuses of memory are recognized by a majority for exactly what they are. That can only happen through education and a willingness to learn.

Pocahontas and the English Boys

Pocahontas and the English Boys

—Karen Ordahl Kupperman
The author of Pocahontas and the English Boys reflects on the reasons she was drawn to the story of four young people in Jamestown.