Abraham Lincoln

A Brief History of the KKK with Gerald Horne

July 10, 2017

As the KKK rallies in Charlottesville, VA, author and historian Gerald Horne charts its history from Reconstruction to the rise of Donald Trump

From Capital Punishment to Guns, Old Fears Weigh Like a Nightmare on Today’s Debate

May 8, 2013

Stephen John Hartnett (author of Executing Democracy): The roots of today’s debate about capital punishment, prisons and guns goes back to pre-civil war religious ideas that slaves must be terrorized and God must be appeased