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“Between the World and Me”: Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Legacy of James Baldwin

Toni Morrison has compared writer Ta-Nehisi Coates to James Baldwin; find out why here.
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Still Visible: William Styron’s Memoir of Madness 25 Years Later

An interview with the daughter of William Styron, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Sophie's Choice.
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“White Power Laundries” and the Clash Over Asians in America

The dark history of white power laundry and asians in America.
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Shark Attacks: A History of Hype

A history of shark attacks and public response to them.
Extra Credit Suggested Readings from JSTOR Daily Editors

Suggested Readings: Walk for Your Brain, Climate Change Questions, Juvenile Detention

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On Gold Diggers

A cultural history of gold diggers.
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Adultery and Secret Lives Way Before Ashley Madison

Long before Ashley Madison, married people found ways to cheat.
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Iranian/Persian Americans

Iranian and Persian identity in America.
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Color Us Munsell-Nickerson

The history of the Munsell-Nickerson color system.
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Despite New Attention, Concussions Remain Mysterious

Despite decades of progress, successful treatment of concussions has been elusive and difficult.