July 4th

An Interactive Look at the Heavy Price of American Freedom

by Jamilah King on Apr 25, 2012 8:55AM

An ambitious new timeline traces the brutal relationship between freedom and confinement in the United States.

Topics: Criminal Justice, History, July 4th

How To Celebrate the Fourth of July: Read Frederick Douglass

by Kai Wright on Jul 1, 2011 10:57AM

Fire up the grill, lay in the sun, dance to music and drink wine, yes. But start the weekend with a sober take on the mythology of America's liberation story.

Topics: History, Kai Wright, July 4th