The recent deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, and many others have called Americans to action in the midst of a national crisis. As historians of the American Civil War and Reconstruction eras, we understand that these tragic events are not isolated, random, or exceptional. They are a part of a broader legacy of racial oppression, economic injustice, and militarized policing that we have failed to confront and resolve as a nation...
"CWBR Statement on National Protests,"
Civil War Book Review: Vol. 22
Available at: https://digitalcommons.lsu.edu/cwbr/vol22/iss2/2