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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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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...
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A More Liberal Supreme Court? Not When It Comes to Voting Rights

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For the fourth time since April, the Supreme Court this week made it harder for Americans to vote. The ruling, Justice Sonia Sotomayor wrote in...