Kevin Kruse joins host Keri Leigh Merritt to discuss his new book on the Department of Justice in the Civil Rights Era and the relevance of that history to the 2020 election.
SOURCE: CBS News
As the United States celebrated the centennial of the Declaration of Independence, a heated competition between Republican Rutherford B. Hayes and Democrat Samuel Tilden was rife with accusations of voter fraud and suppression.
SOURCE: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
The weekly comedy-investigative program includes an assessment of the World Health Organization's past work eradicating disease in the developing world and the Trump administration's attacks on the agency (includes some vulgar language and jokes).
SOURCE: The Bitter Southerner
The Bitter Southerner magazine and PBS's The American Experience partner on a short film that examines the plot to murder the civil rights workers Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner in 1964.
Fannie Lou Hamer suffered unspeakable violence and intimidation at the hands of white supremacists and police to demand the right to vote, and challenged the Democratic Party to reject its southern segregationist branch in 1964.
Jeffrey Brown speaks to two historians, Frank Snowden of Yale University and Nancy Bristow of the University of Puget Sound, about how previous pandemics have shaped societies.
SOURCE: Washington Post
A brief video discussion of the worldwide movement to removing public monuments to racist figures features Professor Ana Lucia Araujo of Howard University.
SOURCE: Brandeis University
America’s Racial Reckoning: Black Lives and Black Futures in Historical, Political and Legal Context (STREAMING TODAY 12:00 NOON EDT)
A panel featuring legal scholar Anita Hill and historian Leah Wright Rigeur discuss the current protest movements at 12:00 Noon Eastern today.
by Kabir Chibber
Let Them Play Assassin's Creed? With sympathetic noblemen and bloodthirsty common folk, the French Revolution-set Unity is re-igniting an historic debate over the period's heroes and villains.
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- Beloved University of Kentucky History Professor Dies from COVID-19 Months into Retirement
- David Hackett, Historian and Holocaust Expert, Dies at 80
- American History Scholar Richard Polenberg Dies at 83
- What Does African American Studies Need to Thrive?