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Do whites really run scared of black history?

In my blog post yesterday, I encouraged readers to read Ta-Nehisi Coates' essay, 'Other People's Pathologies, in The Atlantic.  As I normally do, I tweeted a few times with a link to my blog post: Without slavery there is no democracy; without slavery there is no American dream; without slavery… Read more

The Past Is A Foreign Country;

They do things differently there. So wrote L.P. Hartley in the opening lines of The Go-Between. But when we see photos of the past in colour, it helps bridge the gap that separates us from the world before 1960. I love old photographs nearly as much as flags and… Read more