The Red Record Revisited:: African American Lynchings Then & Now

    The BLACK Man in the WHITE House: Racism Is Alive and Well in America The Civil Rights Act of 1964 ended segregation in public places and banned employment discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. While this law was created to protect voter’s rights and eliminate segregation in[…]

Innocence and War: Mark Twain’s Holy Land Revisited

Innocence and War: Mark Twain’s Holy Land Revisited In 1867, a California newspaper commissioned Mark Twain to accompany a group of travelers to the Holy Land and report on his experiences. The trip provided the humorist with an abundance of material for his satiric classic The Innocents Abroad. A century and a half later, author[…]