Civil Rights History

How Close Are We?

“I see dead people.” The Sixth Sense (1999) According to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mark Brown “we’re just two lifetimes removed from [the] ugly history of slavery.”  That acknowledgment seems to…

Civil War Enthusiasm

Why is it the case that a large percentage of people who claim to have had an alien abduction experience live in the West? At the same time, why is…

An Inspirational Story From Lonnie Bunch

Yesterday on C-SPAN I watched Allen Weinstein who is the Archivist of the United States interview Lonnie Bunch who is the founding director of the Smithsonian’s planned National Museum of…