Interpreting the Founding Fathers’ wishes is a staple of American political discourse. Constitutional originalism is more of a conservative thing, but really, Founding Father mindreading cuts across the ideological spectrum. The Founding Fathers would have hated partisanship (History) or Trump (Foreign Policy) or gun control (History) or not having gun control (HuffPost). Obama informed us, helpfully, that the Founding Fathers didn’t want presidents to serve three year terms (ABC). The Atlantic told us the Founders would have been especially disgusted by Trump’s pardon of the former owner of the San Francisco 49ers (The Atlantic).
Western museums are predominantly white spaces that profit off stolen artifacts from people of color in the pursuit of the white and European gaze.
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COINTELPRO, a series of covert and illegal initiatives by the FBI, and its impact on Black activism in the 1960s.
Black History Month is more than reading about the Black achievements, stories, people, and movements that shaped the U.S. It's essential to take these readings and teachings and put them into action.
Whoopi Goldberg’s Holocaust comments on The View inaccurately claimed that the genocide of millions of Jews was not about race. During the Holocaust, Jewish people were labeled as an “inferior race” by the Nazis, echoing similar eugenicist beliefs held in the U.S. during that time.