Tag Archives: Race in America

T.W. Gregory’s ‘Reconstruction and the Ku Klux Klan’ as it Resonates Today

By T. Ashton Reynolds Intolerable and Inexcusable Acts that and All that Made them Excusable… On July 10th, 1906, T.W. Gregory of Austin, Texas delivered a paper before the Arkansas and Texas Bar Associations entitled, Reconstruction and the Ku Klux … Continue reading

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From the Outside In: How the World Should View Meghan Markle 

By Camille Davis   At the end of 2017, a sense of elation was shared by many women in the African American community. There were hashtags such as #blackprincess, #blackroyalty and #princessmeghan floating all over social media to celebrate the … Continue reading

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As American as Apple Pie: Understanding Kneeling within the History of American Protests

By Camille Davis NBC recently quenched suspense regarding whether they would show coverage of players who kneeled during the National Anthem at the Super Bowl. They said they would. Super Bowl executive producer, Fred Gaudelli, explained NBC’s rationale to the … Continue reading

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Terry: SMU’s Once Great White Hope

Roberto Andrade is a PhD Candidate in SMU’s William P. Clements Department of History My dissertation examines boxing’s influence on identity, specifically focused on Mexican and Mexican Americans. Concerns over machismo, class, and assimilation inform many of the arguments that … Continue reading

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