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Remembering the Civil Rights Movement

An interview with poet Cheryl Clarke about the 1963 March on Washington

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JFK’s Queer White House

What we can learn about a straight President by looking at the gay men in his orbit

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Making America Good Again

A few notes of thanks as Purple Wednesday closes a two-year run

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LIVE BLOG: Election Day, 2018

Executive Editor Claire Potter rocked an old school blog post throughout the day

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We, the People, Must Vote

However imperfectly, the framers of the Constitution imagined the vote, not guns, as our most powerful right

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Is Elizabeth Warren Native American?

What the DNA controversy reveals about race, identity politics, and the Native American present

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Post-Kavanaugh Stress Disorder

Ending our political suffering will be a bigger project than winning the next election

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Don’t Run Against Trump

As the general election looms, what is the best way for Democrats to win?

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