Sunday night odds and ends

A few things online that caught my attention this week:

The Washington Post covers a racial slur and divided newsroom at The New York Times. Jonathan Zimmerman here.

Harriett Tubman: spy

When the KKK marched on Washington D.C.

Thinking clearly

The hypocrisy of “Blue Lives Matter

Surviving slavery

Carol Fraser reviews Christine Heyrman, Doomed Romance: Broken Hearts, Lost Souls, and Sexual Tumult in Nineteenth-Century America

Gore Vidal and Lincoln

Pope Francis on our current political moment

Howard Thurman on fascism

“Friction” writing

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

Fannie Lou Hamer

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.

Satchel Paige