Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Rod Dreher has an update on the Paul Griffiths controversy at Duke Divinity School

Do we still know how to be citizens?

Social history and the New York City draft riots of 1863

Why the removal of Confederate monuments is complicated

Why James Otis Jr, never became a founding father

African-American jockeys at the Kentucky Derby

Historians and the amicus brief

Don’t blame historians for Trump

The culture wars need peacemakers

Ignorance in history

A new book from master history teacher James Percoco

Uncle Tom and Uncle Remus

A Hillary Clinton–Andrew Jackson comparison

Forthcoming books in American religious history

Teaching America’s long 19th century

James Livingston on the left and liberalism