A few things online that caught my attention this week:
Do the Democrats have a religion problem?
When a grandmother dies during finals week.
Military bikes and African American history
Can academics recapture the public trust?
Eric Hershthal reviews Fred Kaplan, Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War. Eric Foner reviews it here.
Rhode Island’s 1780s experiment in radical democracy
Is Bernie Sanders an anti-evangelical bigot?
Prisons and environmental history
A guide for doing research at Oxford University’s Bodleian libraries
Eran Zeknik interviews Robert Parkinson, author of The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution
The “spiritual geography” of Black Washington D.C.