The Wrong Side of History

Mike Dawson examines how we talk about gun control and how phrases like being on “the wrong side of history” are missing the point. More

Maya Angelou: 1928-2014

One of the most influential books written in English, Angelou’s transformative autobiography unleashed the genre of the American memoir to new possibilities. With 39 public bans since 1983 for… More

PEN Remembers Dr. John Hope Franklin

Dr. John Hope Franklin, eminent historian and vanguard of the Civil Rights Movement, passed away March 25th, 2009 at the age of 94.Dr. Franklin graduated with a doctorate in… More

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