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Banning Books to Protect Fragile White Students

by William Trollinger Photograph from the 1930 Lynching in Marion, Indiana. White fragility is really a thing. When pressed, Taylor University’s provost, Jewerl Maxwell, explained to writing professor Julie Moore that the specific reason she was being fired had to do...

The Red Summer: 100 Years Ago, Part Two

by William Trollinger 1919 was quite the dreadful year. The Red Scare, and the Red Summer. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division, The New York Public Library. “Whites stoning Negro to...