- From the Washington Post's "Made by History" section: how, "For 100 years, the filibuster has been used to deny Black rightshistorian Rebecca DeWolf on why "2021 could finally be the moment for the Equal Rights Amendment"; "what early American infrastructure politics can teach the Biden administration"; and more.
- Various media outlets have offered historical context for the mass
shooting this past week in Georgia and the recent surge of anti-Asian
harassment and violence. MSNBC ran a piece by Kevin Kruse (Princeton University) on "The Atlanta shootings, Vincent Chin and America's history of anti-Asian racism." NPR's The Takeaway spoke with Beth Lew Williams (Princeton University) about "the Deep History of Anti-Asian Violence in the U.S." History.com published an article on the 1875 Page Act. The LA Times reminded readers of "the racist massacre that killed 10% of L.A.’s Chinese population and brought shame to the city."
- Do you have thoughts on the academic letter of recommendation (LOR) system? Our blogger Mitra Sharafi and Ronit Stahl welcome your feedback here by Friday, March 26. This is for a LHB blogpost and/or a piece elsewhere.
- In the opinion pages of the New York Times, historian Gabriel Winant (University of Chicago) makes the case for better treatment of care workers and stronger government regulation of the care economy,
- From Environment, Law, and History: Soviet Water Law.
- Via Balkinization: Akhil Amar (Yale Law School) has started a podcast on "America's Constitution.
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