Setting the Lost Cause on Fire
Karen L. Cox | Aug 6, 2020Protesters burned the United Daughters of the Confederacy's headquarters in Richmond, Virginia, because it functions as a monument to white supremacy and the Lost Cause.
A Monument to Black Resistance and Strength
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove | Aug 5, 2020The Washington, DC, Emancipation Memorial's complex history complicates discussions of its possible removal.
Named for the Enemy
Ty Seidule | Aug 4, 2020A historian and retired brigadier general explains how white supremacy and deference to "local sensibilities" created the US Army's Confederate problem.
AHA Member Spotlight: Siegfried H. Sutterlin
Matthew Keough | Jul 30, 2020Siegfried H. Sutterlin is a former senior Fulbright scholar in Europe and retired historian, having been professionally associated with seven...
W. J. Rorabaugh (1945–2020)
Michael Allen | Jul 30, 2020W. J. Rorabaugh, professor emeritus of American history at the University of Washington, died on March 19, 2020, from complications from non-Hodgkin lymphoma.
Counting on the Census
Rachel Basinger | Jul 28, 2020Summer columnist Rachel Basinger describes how short census questionnaires stunt historical research.
Grant of the Week: Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History Fellowships
Karen Lou | Jul 20, 2020The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History is now accepting applications for its 2020 Fellowships.
Robert L. Zangrando (1932–2019)
Martin Chasin | Jul 16, 2020Robert L. Zangrando, professor emeritus of American history at the University of Akron, died February 22, 2019, in Hudson, Ohio, at age 86.
Sanctuary or Battlefield?
Stephen Buono | Jul 15, 2020AHA NASA fellow Stephen Buono reflects upon the long struggle between peace and militarization in outer space.
AHA Member Spotlight: Tula Connell
Matthew Keough | Jul 9, 2020Tula Connell is a senior communications officer. She lives in Silver Spring, Maryland, and has been a member since 2013.