The 1620 Project is about understanding how these characteristics are essential to understanding the American founding, and how they provided the basis for so much of what makes this nation great.
The Mayflower Compact serves as a model for all that was to come: free people uniting under God, creating institutions by which they would rule themselves.
You can’t make this stuff up. Now loving your country despite her many sins, and not wanting taxpayer dollars to teach kids to hate their country, is ‘what dictators do.’
If we want to see the Constitution and the form of government it created survive, we must recognize that citizenship requires more than voting.
Seventy-five years since the end of WWII, U.S. territories and our allies in the Pacific remain a priority for the United States and for President Trump.
Kamala Harris is probably glad people voting for her based on her ancestry and sex won’t care about this because identity politics trumps all to the left.
Lowery says changing the name of the Edmund Pettus bridge, even to honor the late Rep. John Lewis, would be ‘a whitewash of our history.’
The Times’ supposition that America was racist at its core follows radical abolitionists rather than thinkers like Frederick Douglass who claimed the Constitution is an anti-slavery document.
Ultimately, the decision to use atomic weapons against Japan hastened the end to World War II, halted further Soviet aggression, and saved millions of lives.
We still overlook how much Alexander Hamilton shaped American institutions that support civic culture, free enterprise, liberty, and self-government.
At a time America lacks heroes, John Lewis’s memory is a blessing.
“It is wrong to erase our history. We should be learning from it,” McCarthy said of groups who vandalize and remove historical monuments.
We, as a country, have spent the last century-and-a-half trying to heal the wounds of the past. In just a few short weeks, the left has succeeded in undoing it all.
No fictional horror will ever compare to standing in a warship guarding supply convoys during a stormy mid-Atlantic night, hunted by German submarine wolf-packs.
Americans are learning how to cope with the virus in a common-sense way. That doesn’t mean being reckless, but neither does it mean cowering inside every day of every week and every month unless a vaccine shows up.
The view that Americans were enslaved by England enabled many to see the hypocrisy and injustice of enslaving Africans, which was legal in the 13 original colonies.
The hit Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ is patriotic and aspirational. Without hiding our national sins, ‘Hamilton’ upholds 1776 over 1619 as our true founding.
The violent mob is not worthy of even polishing George Washington’s statue, let alone desecrating it.
Berkeley school board member Ka’Dijah Brown said renaming the schools is only a small step in the district’s work to address systemic racism.
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