Travels in the South

Throughout the journey, I was moved by Martin Luther King’s words, sickened by the statues of Jefferson Davis and Dr. J. Marion Sims, and inspired by the work of the Equal Justice Initiative. …But as you visit the growing number of museums, so many other names...

Who Should Be on the Next Mount Rushmore?

We asked historians to imagine a new national monument for 21st-century America. Fannie Lou Hamer, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Patsy Takemoto Mink, George H.W. Bush. Illustration by Wayne Brezinka for Politico Magazine. Are there any American “heroes” we can agree on in...
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