A few things online that caught my attention this week:
When the KKK marched on Washington D.C.
The hypocrisy of “Blue Lives Matter“
Carol Fraser reviews Christine Heyrman, Doomed Romance: Broken Hearts, Lost Souls, and Sexual Tumult in Nineteenth-Century America
Pope Francis on our current political moment
A historian explores his grandfather’s connection with the mob
Kristen Treen reviews Cody Marrs, Not Even Past: The Stories We Keep Telling About the Civil War
Racism. Materialism. Militarism. America is sick
Lewis Lapham interviews David S. Brown, author of The Last American Aristocrat: The Brilliant Life and Improbable Education of Henry Adam
The Frederick Douglass papers are coming
Gene Seymour reviews Pamela Horowitz and Jeanne Theoharis, ed., Julian Bond’s Time to Teach: A History of the Southern Civil Rights Movement.