June 2020

Lucy Stone – Unapologetic Warrior for Women’s Rights

By |2020-06-30T08:26:38-04:00June 30th, 2020|Myths|

Professor Sally McMillen explains why Lucy Stone should be restored to her rightful place at the center of the nineteenth-century women's rights movement. Stone did not relish the limelight the way Elizabeth Cady Stanton did, [...]

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The False Cause: Fraud, Fabrication, and White Supremacy in Confederate Memory

By |2020-06-16T21:24:18-04:00June 16th, 2020|Myths|

Professor Adam Domby explains why the Lost Cause of the Confederacy is full of fraud, fabrication, and white supremacy. And he analyzes how it is expressed in statuary, memory, and commemoration in the American south [...]

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Churchill’s Shadow Raiders: the Race to Develop Radar During World War II

By |2020-06-16T12:13:20-04:00June 16th, 2020|Myths|

Operation Biting was a daring RAF raid to capture important German radar technology in France during World War II. Award-winning military historian, Damien Lewis explains the planning and execution of this overlooked incident in the [...]

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Confederate-Named Military Bases in the U.S.

By |2020-06-15T11:33:08-04:00June 15th, 2020|Myths|

Dr. Ty Seidule, Brigadier General U.S. Army (Retired) and Emeritus Professor of History at the United States Military Academy (West Point), enlightens us about the founding of Confederate-named military bases in the United States. Forts [...]

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Frances and Charlotte Rollin: Woman Crush Wednesday!

By |2020-06-15T07:41:21-04:00June 10th, 2020|Myths|

 Frances and Charlotte (Lottie) Rollin occupied a special place in 19th century South Carolina and in the United States as a whole. They were involved in politics, female suffrage, and civil rights for African-Americans. [...]

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Martin Luther King, “Riot is the Language of the Unheard”

By |2020-06-02T20:55:27-04:00June 2nd, 2020|Myths|

 We're seeing the Martin Luther King, Jr. quote “...riot is the language of the unheard” a lot on social media recently. Unlike most famous “quotes” that we see on the internet, this is genuine. [...]

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May 2020