Race and the Conservatives  

The End of Racism is an ambitious book. It seeks to demonstrate that liberal policies and the culture and behavior of African Americans, rather than racism, lie at the root of black Americans’ problems. It attempts to dismantle pragmatism and …



Response: Eric Foner  

I agree with Eugene D. Genovese that the left needs to rethink some of its premises. His polemic is not, however, a useful contribution to this reappraisal. The first article by Genovese I can recall reading was “Dr. Herbert Aptheker’s …



Slavery & the West  

The finest body of historical writing to appear during the past twenty years has probably been produced by students of slavery and emancipation. An outpouring of exceptional studies by scholars in the United States, Brazil, Cuba, and other countries has …