Monthly Archives: March 2019

With Low Fertility Rate, America Needs Future Migrants

(Note: This essay, abridged, was originally published at thehill.com on February 25, 2019.) The Republicans and Democrats have reached a compromise on the border issue. President Trump, not happy with the mere $1.38 billion in the compromise bill for his … Continue reading

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The Lives of the Enslaved in Colonial Newport

(Note: This essay was originally published on February 28, 2019, in the Newport Daily News. It is the fourth essay in a series on “Slavery in Rhode Island.”) Enslaved African Americans of colonial Newport lived and worked, and even sometimes … Continue reading

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