Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

Emmett Till was my George Floyd

The “Judeo-Christian tradition” never existed

Does this also apply to historians?

When the first women voters registered to vote…

Reading and civic culture

Demon sperm in historical context

John Inazu on religious liberty and churches during the pandemic

John McWhorter on Harper’s “Open Letter”

White Christians must confront its faith’s legacy of racism

Andrew Sullivan on “wokeness

The American Anti-Slavery Society and the dissemination of facts about slavery

Black Italians

When Fort Wayne, Indiana tried to honor its founder, General “Mad” Anthony Wayne

Why does an NHL team in Calgary have a name that recalls Sherman’s March to the Sea?

Christian faith at John Lewis’s funeral

Lin-Manuel on writing