January 20, 2022
An essay by Jennifer Frost, author of “Let Us Vote!”: Youth Voting Rights and the 26th Amendment. Absent from popular memory and most scholarly histories of the 1960s is the… READ MORE
August 12, 2021
The challenge for police and democratic institutions that oversee them is how to transform policing so that the advancement of antiracist goals is the norm rather than the exception. For police ethics to contribute to that task, we must rethink its boundaries.
July 12, 2021
In this feature from Dilettante Army, learn how Hollywood gossip columnist Hedda Hopper’s work fits into a lineage of American conservatism.
November 20, 2020
Misogynoir is not simply the racism that Black women encounter, nor is it the misogyny Black women negotiate; it is the uniquely synergistic force of these two oppressions amalgamating into something more harmful than its parts.
November 18, 2020
Historian David E. Settje talks about the gray area between politics and religion in America
November 16, 2020
Voters of color massively increased their share of the voting public and many of them are militantly anti-racist. Get used to this new US.
November 10, 2020
Historian Donna T. Haverty-Stacke discusses one of the women who paved the way for VP-Elect Kamala Harris’ historic win
September 15, 2020
In these books, scholars work across the world to evaluate democracy’s past, present and future, and to discover ways democracy can be reinvigorated in the 21st century.