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  • The Liberal Arts, the People, and the Pandemic

    by Jonathan W. Wilson

    Other than professional experts, the Americans who understand the crisis best—regardless of political ideology—are those who have a well-rounded imagination.



  • An Interview with Historian Ansley Erickson

    Erickson is the co-editor of Educating Harlem: A Century of Schooling and Resistance in a Black Community, a new book from the Harlem Education History Project.



  • Coronavirus School Closings: Don’t Wait Until It’s Too Late

    by Howard Markel

    In the history of medicine, we have never been more prepared to confront this virus than we are today. But this history also teaches us that when it comes to school closings, we must always be ready to act today — not tomorrow.


  • HNN Introduces Classroom Activity Kits

    by Chelsea Connolly and Kyla Sommers

    Combining the fields of journalism and history, these activity kits provide educators with complete downloadable lesson plans.


  • “Free College” in Historical Perspective

    by John R. Thelin

    “Free college” is a visible and volatile issue in the Democrat candidates’ presidential campaign platforms. No Democratic candidate today can afford to ignore the issue, even if it means taking time to impose strict limits.