by Walter G. Moss
Two films show the dire consequences of ethnic antagonism during and after the second world war, and the potential for ideology to incite and justify violence.
SOURCE: New Yorker
A charge of rape north of Atlanta in 1912 led not only to a lynching but to a violent and total purge of African Americans from Forsyth County that lasted generations. Patrick Phillips's Blood at the Root examines the purge and its legacy.
by Claudio Saunt
In May 1830, the United States Congress authorized the US federal government to uproot and transport 80,000 people from their homes east of the Mississippi.
by Suzy Evans
The terrible question that remains today amid widespread ethnic cleansing and genocide is why nothing was done.
The Benny Morris of 2016 seems to be doing what he once accused the 'old historians' of doing – interpreting history and downplaying Israeli misdeeds in order to defend Israel’s legitimacy.
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