Monthly Archives: July 2015

Honoring America’s Past Times – Weekly Round-up, July 17, 2015

Its been a big week for sports this week so we’ve been thinking about historical ties to some of our favorite ways to athletically pass the time. See what we did there with the title of this week’s round-up?! Let us know … Continue reading

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Weekly Round-Up, July 10, 2015

Some of our more captivating stories continue to circulate around the news. What has captured your attention this week? 1. “Which History in Obergefell v. Hodges?” – Historian Nancy Cott spins the classic feminist studies question “which women” and discusses the case … Continue reading

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“Heritage or Hate?” Is the Wrong Question to Ask About the Confederate Flag

The tragic mass shooting at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17 opened a national dialogue about race relations, justice, and the legacy of slavery. Much of the debate centers on the symbolism of the … Continue reading

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A Historic Week of Independence – Weekly Round-up, July 3, 2015

Its literally been a historic week! The Supreme Court and events in Charleston are few of the many things that have us talking this week about equality and the historical legacy of legal rights, slavery, and gender norms. Here is … Continue reading

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