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Is ‘American Carnage’ Campaign Gold?

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Listen and subscribe to “The Argument” from your mobile device: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | RadioPublic | Stitcher | RSS Feed The...
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‘They Stand on the Shoulders of Giants’: The Next Generation to March on Washington

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WASHINGTON — As crowds swelled against the backdrop of the Lincoln Memorial on Friday, activists spoke of a generational moment. The Commitment March, held in support...
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Malcolm X, Laurence Fishburne and ‘the Theater of Your Mind’

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Published in 1965, “The Autobiography of Malcolm X” was not, originally, Malcolm X’s idea. But in 1963, Alex Haley, a writer who would later win...
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Why Kamala Harris Matters to Me

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When I arrived in the United States in 1984, an Indian graduate student wanting to study African-American history, I was an anomaly. Most of my...
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‘This Is Not a Boring History of Nagging Spinsters’

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As the story is often told, the path to women’s suffrage began ​in Seneca Falls, N.Y.,​ in 1848 and ended with the ratification of the...
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Taking Protest to the Streets, and the Mayor’s Front Door

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SEATTLE — The city was exploring a proposal to cut 50 percent of the police department’s budget to promote racial justice and alternatives to policing...
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How Has the Electoral College Survived for This Long?

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As our revived national conversation on race has made clear, the legacies of slavery and white supremacy run wide and deep in American society and...
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John Lewis Believed America Would Survive Trump

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In June 2017, I ran into John Lewis outside of Atlanta, where he was campaigning for his former intern Jon Ossoff in the special election...