Action-packed drama from director Kasi Lemmons shows how ‘She Moses’ Harriet Tubman leaned on her wits — and spirituality — to help 70 enslaved people find freedom.
For some black intellectuals today, the word ‘racism’ has become a verbal and intellectual crutch — a substitute for investigating cause and effect, the basic principle of scientific inquiry.
Every day across Africa, black men, women, and children are captured, bought, and sold into slavery with the Western world paying scant attention.
Full of essays presenting slavery as the central issue of the American story, and accusing the free market of creating such bondage, the ‘1619 Project’ is another attempt to make Americans question their country’s very core.
‘The themes register most strongly the common reading genre’s continuing obsession with race, as well as its infantilization of its students, its middlebrow taste, and its progressive politics,’ says the study of summer book assignments in 2018.
If America was created for capitalism and liberty, the USSR’s founding idea was state control, of which slavery—or serfdom, as it is known in Russian context—was the inevitable result.
The 1619 Project is dangerous enough as an intellectual exercise, but that danger increases exponentially once put in the hands of a radical politician who could one day be president.
Progressives are calling Joe Biden’s response to a question about slavery racist, but Americans want answers to today’s problems, not yesterday’s.
Author and Georgetown Law Professor joins Ben Domenech on the Federalist Radio Hour to discuss U.S. history, David Koch, and the great crime drama “Anatomy Of A Murder.”
The 1619 Project isn’t mostly about helping Americans understand the role of slavery in our history. It’s mostly about convincing Americans that ‘America’ and ‘slavery’ are synonyms.
Tort law is the only meaningful system of law we have for resolving the type of issue reparations seeks to resolve, and it is categorically, legally, logically, and morally improper for addressing reparations.
By reframing America’s founding around slavery, the 1619 Project misreads history and the role Americans played in realizing the ideals of the Declaration.
The irony of the New York Times’ 1619 Project is that it embraces the critique of the American Founding espoused by the leading defender of Southern slavery, Sen. John C. Calhoun.
New York University professor Suketu Mehta recently published a book arguing that ‘immigration is a form of reparations’ for past American crimes.
The progress of Western civilization is a direct result of its openness to self-criticism and its confidence that our aspirational principles are right and just.
While some are still offended by the concept of a British actor playing an African-American, Cynthia Erivo’s upcoming film, ‘Harriet,’ appears to have all the makings of a success
Democratic presidential hopeful Robert Francis ‘Beto’ O’Rourke told a group of immigrants, ‘This country was founded on white supremacy.’ Frederick Douglass has some words for him.
The nation’s leaders after the Civil War did not see a need to alter the flag’s appearance because they outlawed slavery under it. The American flag—the Union flag—was the victor in the Civil War.
Countless elites in the media this week have cited abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ infamous 1852 speech as a condemnation of American ideals. It in fact was the opposite.
History should be taught and scrutinized, but should never be sanitized, at least not in a country that aspires to learn from its imperfect past.
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