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Jonathan Beecher Field is an associate professor of English at Clemson University, and the author of Town Hall Meetings and the Death of Deliberation.
Some on the right insist that efforts to curtail Thanksgiving are in reality sinister attempts to rewrite the country’s history.
Jonathan Beecher Field
Activists fighting to remove statues of slavers and colonizers understand better than most how public memorials can be a form of violence.
When conservatives declare the death of the English major, they highlight the need for the critical thinking skills that English departments excel at teaching.
Trump would do well to remember that it is only a witch hunt if the accusations are untrue.
Focusing only on Confederate monuments misses that racism is memorialized everywhere.
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