The following is by Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern and the Democratic Insurgents (Nebraska, 2015). Wert is a professor emeritus of history at the Kansas City … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliott Wert: Sticker Time!
UNP Staff members are always reading new books, both within our list and outside of what we publish. Here are some of the titles where our noses have been buried. July Staff Reading List The Magic Mountain Thomas … Continue reading What We’re Reading
Today is President’s Day. Tayler Lord is a publicist at UNP and voted for Barack Obama in 2012 as well as in her high school’s 2008 mock presidential election. On Monday, February 12, the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery unveiled Barack … Continue reading The Marketeers Club: Celebrating Presidential Beauty
The following is a contribution from Munene Franjo Mwaniki, author of The Black Migrant Athlete: Media, Race, and the Diaspora in Sports (September 2017). Mwaniki is an assistant professor of sociology at Western Carolina University. When I started this project I … Continue reading From the Desk of Munene Mwaniki: Holding a Mirror to White Supremacy
David Starkey is a professor of English at Santa Barbara City College and the editor of Living Blue in the Red States. He served as Santa Barbara’s 2009-2010 Poet Laureate and is Director of the Creative Writing Program at Santa Barbara City … Continue reading From the desk of David Starkey: Living Purple
This Saturday the Smithsonian will open its newest branch, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), in Washington DC. The building itself is an architectural wonder, modeled after a wooden sculpture by the Yoruba artist Olowe of Ise. Inside, … Continue reading Reading List: National Museum of African American History and Culture
The following post was taken from an interview with Hal Elliott Wert, author of George McGovern & the Democratic Insurgents: The Best Campaign and Political Posters of the Last Fifty Years (Nebraska 2015). You can read the full interview here. Since I was … Continue reading From the Desk of Hal Elliott Wert: Poster Talk