This is a very good article for anyone who teaches history. The author tells us, “When the nation feels not just divided, but divided in an unprecedented way, studying history serves as a guide. A nation that can see through and place the turbulent present in historical context is better empowered to grasp the present […]
This is a panel at the 2019 Southern Historical Association Meeting on teaching Reconstruction history. Professor Aaron Sheehan-Dean of LSU moderated. The panelists were Profesor David Prior of the University of New Mexico, Professor Dana Byrd of Bowdoin College, Professor Amy Murrell Taylor of the University of Kentucky, and Professor Learotha Williams of Tennessee State […]
This is an excellent interview with Kevin Levin on the CBC Radio show, “Tapestry.” He and the host talk about his book, Searching for Black Confederates. Folks who prefer confederate heritage to actual history won’t like it. You can listen to the interview here.
This is a terrific conversation between host Dr. Keith Harris and Mary Fincher, aka “Civil War Fangirl.” I found it very enjoyable, and I think you will as well. You can access the podcast here.
This article from The Daily Tar Heel tells us, surprise, surprise, the SCV group behind the multimillion-dollar bribe from the University of North Carolina has been dishonest with regard to taxes. The article tells us, “For years, the pro-Confederate group that the UNC System dealt $2.6 million has been violating federal tax laws, operating a political […]
Here’s an interview with Professor Clayborne Carson of Stanford University. Professor Carson is the director of Stanford’s Martin Luther King, Jr., Research and Education Institute. In response to a question on whether he was approached for the 1619 Project he answered, “No, no I wasn’t, which is strange because if you go to our website, […]
This book by John Reeves is well researched and provides an insight into the feelings against former U.S. Army Colonel Robert E. Lee in the immediate years after the war. “Immediately after the Civil War, however, many northerners believed Lee should be hanged for treason and war crimes. Americans might be surprised to learn that […]