This week we’ve got DeRay, Brittany, Clint, and Sam covering The Royal Family, racism in textbooks, poverty replacing the draft, restitution centers, and the marketing of drugs to jails. Then, DeRay sits down with 2019 MacArthur Fellow Saidiya Hartman to examine the complications in archiving black history.
New York Times: American history textbooks can differ across the country, in ways that are shaded by partisan politics.
Army Times: Student loan crisis, not Mideast wars, helped Army leaders exceed recruiting goals this year
The Clarion Ledger: Modern day debtors prison? Mississippi makes people work to pay off debt
The Atlantic: Marketing Psychiatric Drugs to Jailers and Judges
Saidiya Hartman’s book, Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women and Queer Radicals
Information on donating to relief efforts in Australia