Choosing to teach American history for the purpose of learning “patriotism” alone would be comparable to going to our doctors and insisting only on good news if the doc has found that we have heart disease or cancer. I am alive because of triple by-pass surgery. America?
— David W. Blight (@davidwblight1) June 30, 2021
I still can’t resist rooting for the Detroit Tigers. Historian of slavery, Civil War era, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom. Teacher.