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Azie Dungey (Ask a Slave) Responds

Thanks to Azie Dungey for taking the time to share her thoughts on this site about her new Web series, Ask a Slave. Given that my post was somewhat critical […]

“Ask A Slave”

It’s a new web comedy series, but it’s not very funny. Azie Dungey played a slave at Mount Vernon and is now sharing the colorful and not very thoughtful questions […]

White Southerners Have Always Loved Lincoln

Ihighly recommend Barry Schwartz’s new book, Abraham Lincoln in the Post-Heroic Era: History and Memory in Late Twentieth-Century America (University of Chicago Press, 2009).  There is an interesting section on […]