Films from 2012 are relevant to continuing conceptions of the Civil War
Ayers argues that America should acknowledge the importance of emancipation with a national holiday.
Lafayette Square is a popular destination for tourists and protestors seeking to engage the White House in their own ways; it’s also an enduring symbol of the American paradox between freedom and slavery.
Jamie Montgomery failed, but his case set a precedent that ended chattel bondage in Scotland 12 years later
Long before it became Margaritaville, Key West was a boom town built on bad news
With malice toward none, with charity toward all, the president sought to bind the wounds of the nation
Composer's greatest gift was an ear for the simple and the sweet
For a century and a half, wealthy northerners built their fortunes off sugar, rum, and human misery
Underground Railroad's "Moses" is portrayed with determination and courage
Coalition of slaveholders and conservative abolitionists offered black Americans a land of 'liberty'