Annie Thorn is senior history major from Kalamazoo, Michigan and our intern here at The Way of Improvement Leads Home. As part of her internship she is writing a weekly column titled “Out of the Zoo.” It focuses on life as a […]
Black History Month
As part of its Black History Month coverage, the blog of the Organization of American Historians has published an index of every article published on African American history in the Journal of American History. Read the index here. Here are a […]
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Here is what Donald Trump said yesterday, the first day of Black History Month, about Frederick Douglass: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBXyRkPndCQ&w=640&h=360] Later in the day, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said this about Trump’s comments on Douglass: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1iwdv54w7Ag&w=480&h=360] So it […]
The Obama’s meet a 106-year old woman: [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSlWDlXCelk&w=560&h=315]
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeixtYS-P3s] Heather Cox Richardson has some thoughts on how we can “rethink American history to include all Americans.” Here is a taste of her post at the blog of The Historical Society: For the late 19th century, the period […]