A controversy over comments by the president of the American Historical Association reveals deeper truths about the challenges historians face.
This course explores the history of the United States since 2000. It pays particular attention to the historical developments that have shaped students’ lives—the global “war on terror,” widening income and wealth inequality, the explosion of the Internet and social media, and intensifying battles over immigration and national and cultural identity.
White conservatives use vigilante violence and state suppressionist "backlash" tactics to undermine movements for equality. Together, we can stop them.