UNCC prof leads women historians onto op-ed pages

“In the immediate aftermath of the horrific Charlottesville march and neo-Nazi melee, the mainstream media turned mainly to male historians for comment – just as they always have….

“But then a funny thing happened…. A bevy of women historians submitted op-eds….The [Washington] Post alone featured seven on its new history page, Made by History….  [Another]  ran on the opinion page.  It was by Karen L. Cox, a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, who managed to get another piece published in the [New York] Times  –  a twofer that’s virtually unheard of….”

— From “Male Historians Have Long Dominated Public Debates. Is Charlottesville a Turning Point?” by Rick Shenkman at History News Network

 

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