Opinion: Sand Creek and the Hidden Costs of Conquests

Opinion: Sand Creek and the Hidden Costs of Conquests

On July 11, Professor Gary Roberts, one of the leading experts in the Sand Creek Massacre, will speak at History Colorado about the Massacre, its causes and its results and its resonance today. The nightmare at Sand Creek has been burning the collective consciousness of the Cheyenne and Arapaho nations for over a century and … Read more

Cancel Culture goes to Washington

Cancel Culture goes to Washington

George Washington is a problem for George Washington University, according to the Washington Post. For years, the university’s capital city has struggled with the shadow of President Washington’s slave ownership. In 2020, university officials began investigating the school’s sports team name, Colonials, because of “the ways colonists ravaged color communities.” Last month, “Colonials” disappeared. In … Read more