Exploring historical issues with contemporary relevance, historical perspectives on current events, and ideas about teaching, academia, and alt-ac.
Author: Derek Litvak
Derek Litvak is a PhD candidate at the University of Maryland—College Park. His dissertation examines how citizenship was used to both bolster the institution of slavery and exclude Black Americans from the body politic.
Conservatives have relied on a small group of historians to validate their criticisms of the 1619 Project. Now one of the most vocal historians against the 1619 Project is trying to distance himself from the far-Right.