• Portraits of 19th C. Black Charlottesville Show Life, Joy

    The University of Virginia has begun to acknowledge the labors of enslaved people who built the campus. John Edwin Mason is curating an exhibition of photographs commissioned by Black Charlottesvillians showing how they saw themselves. 

  • American Antisemitism and Nationalism in the Charlottesville Verdict

    by Victoria Saker Woeste

    The awarding of $25 million in damages from the organizers of the Unite the Right rally to nine people injured in the violence are not enough of a penalty to stop the political mobilization of antisemitism in the new white nationalist coalition.

  • The History That James Baldwin Wanted America to See

    by Eddie S. Glaude, Jr.

    "In his reflections on King, Baldwin wrote that we were witnessing the death of segregation, and that the question was how long and how expensive the funeral would be. If only he knew."

  • Charlottesville belies racism’s deep roots in the North

    by Brian J Purnell and Jeanne Theoharis

    A southern city has now become synonymous with the ongoing scourge of racism in the United States. Such a one-sided view misses how entrenched, widespread and multi-various racism is and has been across the country.