Tagged: reconstruction

Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford B. Hayes: A 19th Retrospective

  “Whatcha got ain’t nothin new. This country’s hard on people, you can’t stop what’s coming, it ain’t all waiting on you. That’s vanity.” – Ellis, No Country for Old Men (2007)   The Last Battle of the Civil War The election of 1876 between Hayes and New York Governor...

law enforcement

Blacks and Law Enforcement: A History

  There seems to be an idea that activists and protesters against brutality are either pointing to a select few recent incidents or are looking at incidents and “racializing” them. I believe this disconnect is due to a lack of understanding of the history between law enforcement and the black...