Fudge’s home city of Cleveland occupies a special place in the history of the fight for Black empowerment. At HUD, she can help right past wrongs.
James Robenalt is the author of four nonfiction books on American history and is a contributing author of The Presidents and the Constitution, A Living History. He lectures with John Dean on Watergate and legal ethics.
The crisis is so great that Trump should just get out of town. And there's a sort-of precedent: Woodrow Wilson planned to do just this in 1916 if he'd lost.
When tensions were high a half century ago, the first black mayor of a major American city had white cops leave, and citizens patrol themselves. It worked.
History suggests Sanders’ struggle will be a precursor to change that happens more moderately and cautiously, but inevitably.