Tag Archives: race

A Noose at the Smithsonian Brings History Back to Life

23 Jun

A Native Perspective on Memorial Day

2 Jun

This is a commentary to which, as a historian, a Christian, and a friend of the author, I say, Amen!: A Native Perspective on Memorial Day – Native News Online

Why We Need a National Monument to Reconstruction

14 Dec

The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job

14 Oct

When Larycia Hawkins, the first black woman to receive tenure at Wheaton College, made a symbolic gesture of support for Muslims, the evangelical college became divided over what intellectual freedom on its campus really meant. See what journalist Ruth Graham (a Wheaton graduate, but not related to Billy Graham) has found out about the aftermath of things for Hawkins and Wheaton here: The Professor Wore a Hijab in Solidarity — Then Lost Her Job – The New York Times

The Definitive Story of How the National Museum of African American History and Culture Came to Be

14 Sep

From courting Chuck Berry in Missouri to diving for a lost slave ship off Africa, the director’s tale is a fascinating one: The Definitive Story of How the National Museum of African American History and Culture Came to Be | At the Smithsonian | Smithsonian

D.C.’s new African American museum is a bold challenge to traditional Washington architecture

14 Sep

My wife and I could only see this exterior view when we visited DC two weeks ago. We shall have to visit again so that we can see the interior. Christopher Hawthorne here in the LA Times offers a fine review of the architecture of the new National Museum of African American History and Culture: D.C.’s new African American museum is a bold challenge to traditional Washington architecture – LA Times

History, Empathy, and Race in America

25 Aug

At the Anxious Bench, historian Kristin Du Mez (who did her undergraduate work down the road a short way from here) cogently discusses a case of how history fosters empathy, and why Christians in America need more of both.

Source: History, Empathy, and Race in America

Enough Light

"In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don't." - Blaise Pascal

Lenten Lamentations

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Stuff That Needs To Be Said

Wirelesshogan: Reflections from the Hogan

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

The Way of Improvement Leads Home

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

the way of improvement leads home

reflections at the intersection of American history, religion, politics, and academic life

The Pietist Schoolman

The website and blog of historian Chris Gehrz

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Your guide to practically true history.

THE TWELVE

Reformed. Done Daily.

i-history

by Alex Scarfe

BlogWest

Thoughtful Conversation about the American West

Northwest History

"History is the record of our loves in all their magnificent and ignoble forms." Eugene McCarraher

Faith and History

Thinking Christianly about the American Past

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