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With the official end of summer upon us I decided to go back and list in chronological order all of the posts I have written…

On August 19 Judge Martin Clark removed Stuart’s portrait from Patrick County, Virginia’s Circuit Court courtroom. Yesterday he offered a lengthy explanation for his actions…

For much of my teaching career I have worked to achieve some level of gender equity in the books and articles that I assign my…

On September 7 PBS will broadcast Ken Burns’s The Civil War on what will be the 25th anniversary of its release. Burns hopes that the…