Sunday Night Odds and Ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

What happens when a charter school in North Carolina wants to teach indigenous history.

Is a “modern great books” curriculum the way to save the humanities

The abortion debate is dishonest

The “classics” and working class life

Social media and democracy

Nicole Hemmer on why Republicans win

Some great historical pieces on Thanksgiving

Andrea Turpin reviews Separate Pasts: Growing-Up White in the Segregated South


Mr. Rogers and the awkward pause

University community engagement as a “racket”

Carl Paulus reviews Stanley Harrold, American Abolitionism: Its Direct Political Impact from Colonial Times into Reconstruction

Americans believe Christianity is good for public life

Paige Patterson and the first African American president of the Southern Baptist Convention

Oklahoma and Baylor football’s role in Christian sports ministry