Face Up to the Violence of Jim Crow

The U.S. civil rights move­ment was one of our country’s most impor­tant democ­ra­tizing efforts. But the United States con­tinues to grapple with how to acknowl­edge and under­stand the uglier aspects […]

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Fate of Detroit’s Art Hangs in the Balance

Michael G. Ben­nett, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of law at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity School of Law, who was in the court­room during the ruling, said, “Judge Rhodes seemed to be saying something […]

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Words That Wound

People may feel ashamed or afraid to talk about abuse, including the verbal kind, so the researchers from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity asked their older sub­jects to respond to ques­tions by touching […]

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Humanities Studies Under Strain Around the Globe

Stu­dent enroll­ment in the human­i­ties has also remained stable across the globe, rel­a­tive to total enroll­ment num­bers. “Some places — Ger­many, Mexico, the Nether­lands, and Turkey — have seen a […]

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Caught in a Revolving Door of Unemployment

In a recent study, Rand Ghayad a Ph.D. can­di­date at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, sent out 4,800 dummy résumés to job post­ings. Those résumés that were sup­pos­edly from recently unem­ployed appli­cants with no relevant […]

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White Women in Harlem’s Renaissance

Carla Kaplan, a pro­fessor of Amer­ican lit­er­a­ture at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, offers a joint biog­raphy of six largely for­gotten women (win­nowed down from five dozen whom she researched) in “Miss Anne in […]

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