Those blindsided by the 2016 presidential election results -- and there were millions -- needed only to have considered one of our nation's most tumultuous eras, Reconstruction, to understand that the seeds of Donald Trump's unanticipated victory were planted more than 150 years ago.
After a White House breakfast celebrating Black History Month, President Donald Trump's comments on Frederick Douglass are one example of why Black History Month still matters, says Professor Peniel Joseph.
The U.S. will celebrate MLK Day as its first black president concludes his last term in office. Professor Peniel Joseph compares the two men's legacies with Here & Now's Robin Young.
Professor Peniel Joseph delievered the keynote address at The Texas Tribune's Symposium on Race and Public Policy.
The 2017 Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday will be celebrated just days before the inauguration of Donald Trump. Professor Peniel Joseph talks about King's message and applies it to the divisive racial climate of the 2016 presidential election.