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‘Black Women Are, Always Have Been, and Will Continue To Be the Leaders’

Discourses with: historian Ashley D. Farmer on Black women, Black radicalism, and Black history.

Justice
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Let’s Revive the Christmas Ghost Story

It’s the most wonderful time of the year—and that used to mean terrifying your loved ones with supernatural Yuletide tales.

Culture
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The Secret Socialist History of America’s Favorite Anthems

Yes, even the Pledge of Allegiance.

Culture
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Children pledging allegiance to the American flag, in a black and white undated photo with a red and brown filter

No Heroes: Girl Scouts

Being apolitical is not working for an organization I've cherished for much of my life.

Bad Online
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Pandemic Life: We Are All Skeletons Now

In 2020, nothing feels truer than a massive, expensive, decorative representation of our own mortality.

The Discourse
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Fuck Columbus Forever

It’s honestly unbelievable that anyone still celebrates this holiday. Give to these Native causes instead.

Culture
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A Visit to the California Town Founded by Black Americans

At the start of the 20th century, a small group of Californians built a new kind of community.

Culture
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No Heroes: The Racist Legacy of John Muir and American Conservation

The sweeping beauty of America's National Parks hides an ugly history.

Culture
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Cancel the Fourth of July

Now and forever.

Culture
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