The racist history of cartoons

Fascinating.

Bias against research from low-income countries

A former BMJ editor says -- surprise, surprise -- that bias extends to research from low-income countries.

Tattooed horse groom, circa 1886

I've never been a fan of tattoos, but this is something to behold.

How baseball came to Cuba

Fordham University shares the blame for the spread of baseball.

The late Shelby Foote: rape is 'a celebration'

A folksy facade can mask a retrograde mind.

'Archives often fail us'

Being a digital pack rat doesn't make you smart. I should know.

'If a man is your enemy, give him love'

So say the Colombian police to Pablo Escobar.

Museum pieces obtained by 'trickery, coercion, and theft'

The return of objects stolen during the colonial era will only grow as an issue.

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