Archived articles

black politics

Q+A
The persistence of racism in America: What comes next?
Published June 23, 2020
Historian and Baltimore resident Martha Jones discusses the role of Black women in the fight for equality and justice and the overdue need for honest reflection about the roots of a worldwide protest movement
Q+A
A historian's view of women's suffrage
Published Feb 21, 2020
Martha Jones discusses the legacy of the 19th Amendment and the black women suffragists who sparked and continue the voting rights movement
NONFICTION
History of a demand
Published Winter 2017
In his recent book, Chris Lebron explores the political and philosophical ideas implicit in the modern Black Lives Matter movement / Johns Hopkins Magazine
Racial justice
The 'paper-rock-scissors' view of Charlottesville
Published Aug 15, 2017
In commentary, historian N.D.B. Connolly puts America's legacy of white supremacy into context of childhood game / The Washington Post
Race and politics
Knocking the neoliberal hustle
Published Winter 2015
Lester Spence argues that African-Americans have bought into the wrong politics / Johns Hopkins Magazine