by Guy Lancaster
James Loewen didn't put ideals of prestige over his "deadly earnest desire to find and expose manifestations of American racism that had, for so long, gone unnoticed and unexplored by most scholars." His generosity went hand in hand with his widespread impact.
by Ann Banks
HNN blogger Ann Banks writes that a small exchange typified the late James Loewen's insistence on telling the truth about history.
SOURCE: New York Times
James W. Loewen, a sociologist and civil rights champion, took high school teachers and textbook publishers to task for distorting American history.
SOURCE: Boston Globe
Recent instances of racist graffiti in the Boston suburb sparked local government to pass a resolution renouncing any past actions that made it unwelcoming to racial minorities. It is uncertain if Groton was a "sundown town" but it is widely known as a hotbed of Klan activity in the 1920s.
SOURCE: Literary Hub
by James Loewen
James W. Loewen Wonders What Happened to Vietnam.
SOURCE: The Guardian
by James Loewen
Historical plaques are often anything but informative. Here are some of the worst offenders.
“Confederate Monuments: Modest Proposals” was part of the American Civil War Museum’s 2017 annual symposium, “Lightning Rods of Controversy: Civil War Monuments Past, Present, and Future.”
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