Gripped by anger and despair, Democrats may not want to celebrate this country. But they need patriotism in order to save American democracy.
A new documentary about Frederick Douglass debuts on HBO. And both the Screen Actors Guild Awards and the N.A.A.C.P. Image Awards air this weekend.
Linda Hirshman’s “The Color of Abolition” pulls the curtain on the “casual racism of the privileged” that flourished in some abolitionist circles.
A Republican legislator in Virginia who campaigned against critical race theory introduced a bill that incorrectly said the Lincoln-Douglas debates were between Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.
Seneca Village has more stories to tell about Black lives in New York City.
Watch Night began as a vigil commemorating the Emancipation Proclamation and has become a way to honor the past and look to the future.
In “The Failed Promise,” a new book about Reconstruction and Johnson’s impeachment, Robert S. Levine looks closely at the perspective of Douglass and other Black leaders.
Gates’s “The Black Church” recounts the foundational role of religion in the history of Black America.
The road to Trumpism was decades long. The road back won’t be easy.
Statues of Christopher Columbus in Baltimore and a Union Army colonel in Madison, Wis., will be repaired.
President Trump and others have speculated about why vandals destroyed a Rochester, N.Y., statue of the prominent Black abolitionist even as protests against systemic racism continue.
Yale has acquired a renowned private collection relating to the abolitionist and orator, including rarely seen family scrapbooks that offer a window onto his complicated private life.
Our culture writers offer suggestions for celebrating Independence Day, and what to watch or listen to without leaving your home.
Our founding ideals promise liberty and equality for all. Our reality is an enduring racial hierarchy that has persisted for centuries.
One hundred and fifty years ago, Frederick Douglass understood the link between voting rights and manhood for African-Americans.