Racism! It’s Everywhere!

Racism! It’s Everywhere!

It’s sobering how much race dominates the public discourse today. But as long as we’re discussing stereotypes, we should note that leftists and elites are the ones obsessed with race, not the flyover Neanderthals to whom they impute this evil. Give it a...
New Software Solves Civil War Mysteries

New Software Solves Civil War Mysteries

Kurt Luther used facial recognition technology and the image on the left as a reference to identify the man in photo on the right as Francis Marion Eveleth. Photo illustration by Slate. Photos by Library of Congress and Maine State Archives. When Kurt Luther walked...
News From Around the South 11/19 to 11/26

News From Around the South 11/19 to 11/26

VIRGINIA: Civil War History Survives in An Unlikely Place It was 1861, the early days of what would come to be called the Civil War. Benjamin Stoddert Ewell was professor of mathematics and president of the College of William & Mary, positions that didn’t mean...
D.C. Nurse Made Civil War Mark

D.C. Nurse Made Civil War Mark

Shirley Hallett was thinking a lot about her great-great-grandmother, Ellen Forbes, this Veterans Day. Forbes was a nurse in Washington, D.C., during the Civil War and tended to wounded soldiers until she contracted malarial typhus and was sent back to her home in...