Nikole Hannah-Jones of The New York Times Magazine

Republicans like Tennessee State Rep. Justin Lafferty, who incorrectly claimed the Three-Fifths Compromise was enacted to ensure slavery didn’t spread, continue to make a mockery of history.

Nikole Hannah-Jones of the New York Times has been awarded the Pulitzer Prize in Commentary for an essay that paved the way for The 1619 project, a series about Black history that was centered on slavery.

Despite desegregation laws, White parents usually fight accepting poorer Black students from failing districts.