Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

William F. Buckley and the collapse of conservatism

Samsom Occom and Phillis Wheatley

Niebuhr, irony, and Trump

Religious freedom and diversity in early America

Elizabeth Bruenig reviews some new books on Martin Luther

A writer takes his father to Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Ida B. Wells

Richard Kahlenberg reviews Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America.

Should we stop denigrating public intellectuals?

Goodbye card catalogs

The first casualty of the Continental Army

History communicators and academics

The diaries of John Quincy Adams

Antonio Spadaro talks about this controversial “ecumenism of hate” article

Manisha Sinha reviews Fred Kaplan, Lincoln and the Abolitionists

A monument to the first woman to start a bank