Continuing our conversation around the nature of the antebellum Southern slave society, and the labels of war and tragedy, I've decided to dip into an area I've long wanted to explore--the morality of Nat Turner's rebellion. While I'm most interested in the moral question--infanticide for instance--and who we label terrorists and who don't, I'm also interested in how Nat Turner's legacy reverberates through history.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.