Rally of President Donald Trump

The 2016 presidential race and the election of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States revealed divisive social, cultural, and political issues convulsing the United States, many of which have deep historical roots.


Marjorie J. Spruill

Divided We Stand: The Battle over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics

Although her book Divided We Stand: The Battle over Women's Rights focuses on the 1970s (and more specifically the effects of the 1977 IWY conferences including the National Women’s Conference), a connection to Trump is clear. It actually serves as “deep background” for the most...(Read More)

Charles L. Cohen

Jews and Muslims in Christian America

How religion is lived and expressed publically in the United States is adjudicated by an ever-changing framework configured by the Constitution, the political institutions that flow from it, and a religious culture that hugely values religious freedom while also being inflected by various claims...(Read More)

Max Krochmal

Nuts and Bolts of Black/Brown Coalition Building: Learning from Texas History and United Fort Worth

Contrary to popular belief, Texas has a long tradition of organic radicalism, antiracist community organizing, and multiracial political coalitions. Yet the true stories of grassroots activism and of building alliances across the color line have been silenced and erased. This workshop will help...(Read More)

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