...decades of redlining and discrimination...pushed poor minorities into ghettos, gentrification is pushing them out. The paradox is...young liberals, whose ideals theoretically go against these phenomena, are in fact producing that very effect.
We must hold these dual, overlapping realities in our minds, as we strive to comprehend the interrelated horrors to which the United States — not just Trump, but the United States — subjects millions of people every day.
For reviewer Kazin, the failure of the effort to remove President Andrew Johnson from office, a story that is brilliantly recounted in this book, deserves careful study as we review today's political environment.
June marks the 55th anniversary of the Freedom Summer, when more than 700 college students - whose average age was 21 - traveled mostly from the North to Mississippi to work with local Black-led organizations to support their civil rights work.