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civil rights



  • The Price of Self-Delusion

    by Ronald Radosh

    Paul Robeson, the towering figure of American arts, athletics, and civil rights activism, was also an unapologetic Stalinist. Failing to acknowledge this checkered legacy ultimately does a disservice to the goals he fought for.


  • The Problem with The Rosa Parks Barbie

    by Andrea S. Johnson

    Rosa Parks wasn't just a tired seamstress with aching feet. The true story of Rosa Parks that historians have worked hard to reconstruct is continually lost in public consumption.



  • Not Everyone Wanted a Man on the Moon

    by Neil M. Maher

    Protesters in the late ’60s and early ’70s pushed for spending at home on the same multibillion dollar scale as the moon race.