Monthly Archives: July 2012

“To My Old Master”: A Sassy Slave Letter

Here’s an interesting article about a slave named Jourdon Anderson who wrote a letter to his master in 1865 after he had won his freedom. The slave said he had no desire to go back to his old “family,” and … Continue reading

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The Republican Party and the New Obstructionism

By Colin Woodward For the past four years, the Republican Party has been waging an obstructionist war against the Democrats and their leader Barack Obama. From the first, the Right has wanted Obama to fail and has done everything in … Continue reading

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The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and “Dixie”

Here’s an interesting website about efforts to stop the band playing “Dixie” at Razorback football games a few decades ago. The site is the work of two eighth graders at Pulaski Heights Middle School in Little Rock.

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