A Right Wing Man Named Cotton


Fifth Estate # 407, Fall, 2020

As the story goes, Abraham Lincoln met Harriet Beecher Stowe, author of the bestselling and game changing Uncle Tom’s Cabin. “So,” he said, “you’re the little lady who started all the trouble.” // Share this on…

1492, 1513, 1619, 2019


Fifth Estate # 404, Summer, 2019

Many are marking 2019 as the 400th anniversary of the arrival of the first captured Africans in Jamestown. So, even more than usual, we will hear chattel slavery referred to as the nation’s original sin. // Share this on…