The Resistance Files: Protesting Trump from Auld Reekie

By David Silkenat Like many historians, Donald Trump’s election has caused me to fret over what, if anything, I can do to stop his destructive agenda and counter his profoundly un-American style of politics. Since November, I’ve lost a fair amount of sleep, spent more time on Twitter than promotes mental health, and not made … Continue reading The Resistance Files: Protesting Trump from Auld Reekie

The Resistance Files: Talking about Frederick Douglass (Who Is Not Alive)

By La Protestita What do you do when DJT mutters nonsense to begin Black History Month and, in so doing, insults an icon of American history? "I am very proud now that we have a museum on the National Mall where people can learn about Reverend King, so many other things. Frederick Douglass is an … Continue reading The Resistance Files: Talking about Frederick Douglass (Who Is Not Alive)