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Mark Sussman

Mark Sussman holds a Ph.D. in English from the CUNY Graduate Center. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books, Slate, and The Believer, among other venues. He teaches literature and writing at Hunter College and lives in Brooklyn.

The Miscegenation Troll

The “Miscegenation” Troll

The term “miscegenation” was coined in an 1864 pamphlet by an anonymous author.
selling great britain to texas

The Plan to Sell Texas to Great Britain

Stephen Pearl Andrews, a lawyer, Houston socialite, and abolitionist, concocted a plan to free Texas' slaves—with a hint of treason.