With her eyes on her political future in a GOP dominated by Trumpism, Nikki Haley is attempting to rewrite the history of one of the most significant events of her time as Governor of South Carolina.
Much like it did during the McCarthy Era, the Republican Party has to decide what side of history it wishes to be on. The right side, or the wrong side.
Is social media making it harder for Democrats to nominate a winning candidate?
In contrast to the idea of granting statehood to the District of Columbia, the American public appears to strongly support statehood for Puerto RIco.
The failure of Republicans and conservatives to denounce the President’s racism reveals everything that has gone wrong with the “right” in the Trump Era.
A new racist meme questioning Kamala Harris’s background is circulating on the Internet.
Congress is considering a bill that would establish a commission to examine the issue of reparations for slavery.;
Amusing results, and a history lesson, in a new poll
A law professor asks some interesting questions, but ultimately not the right ones.
Despite the obvious connection with the university’s namesake, the word does have other connotations.
More turmoil in the UNC athletic program threatens Carolina’s academic standing.
Sanders’ suggestion is not as outside democratic norms as one might think.
Princeton historian Sean Wilentz lays to rest a pernicious idea propagated by . . . Princeton historian Sean Wilentz.
A racist scholar took some fascinating photos of an enslaved man in 1860. Now, his descendants want the rights to them.
Last November the state voted overwhelming to amend its constitution. The lawmakers they elected at the same time are sabotaging it.
National and Virginia Democratic officials are calling on Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to resign over racist photos in his 1984 medical school yearbook.
Federal employees deemed “essential” missed a paycheck yesterday in violation of US labor law.
The damage done for Mickey Mouse in the name of Sony Bono is finally coming to an end.
In addition to being mandated by the Constitution, birthright citizenship goes to the core of what it means to be an American.
Overwhelmingly, legal experts agree that President Trump is wrong about birthright citizenship and the Fourteenth Amendment.
The second installment of a seemingly forgotten series.
The Kavanaugh fight is just another indicator of our national divide.
Six siblings of Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar are starring in political ads against him. This is just another unfortunate example of the extent to which our political culture has been ruined by hyperpartisan polarization.
The Republican Party’s nominee for Senator in Virginia really is as bad as you’ve heard, probably worse.
Corey Stewart rose to become the Republican Party’s Senate nominee in Virginia with blatant appeals to racial division. Now his party fears they’ll be the ones who end up paying the price.
Contrary to what many people have claimed, the Supreme Court’s decision in Trump v. Hawaii did not overturn one of the most controversial decisions in its history.
Trump spent much of Tuesday praising a dictator who has murdered and imprisoned millions of people. Then he returned to attacking the democratically elected leader of one of our closest allies.
Some legal scholars are speculating that the Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop could impact the ruling on the President’s Muslim Travel Ban. This seems unlikely.
In an exceedingly narrow ruling, the Supreme Court sided with a Colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding reception. However, the ruling did not address the broader issues raised by the case.
President Trump has issued another controversial pardon.
Mike Pence’s obsequiousness to his master knows no limits.
Hoping that Donald Trump might not run for reelection? Don’t get your hopes up.
Johnetta Benton was caught on tape in a 15-minute rant against President Trump’s campaign slogan. She ain’t wrong.
If you recall your grade school civics, you already knew this.
A woman who was at the center of one of the most important Supreme Court cases in American history has died at the age of 75.
Under Nelson Mandela’s leadership, the country made a smooth transition from apartheid. Now it’s going the way of Zimbabwe.
Two classic pieces of American Literature have been banned from the curriculum in Duluth, Minnesota. This is a mistake.
Polling remains uncertain in the Alabama Senate race, but the odds favor Roy Moore.
Roy Moore wishes he was back in the days of cotton when families were close and African-Americans were enslaved.
The Supreme Court held oral argument in a case that pits First Amendment rights against the rights of LGBT Americans.
As a candidate, Donald Trump liked to claim that he only hired the “top people.” and said he would do the same thing as President. So far, it isn’t working out that way.