One historian argued that while government policies are having a major effect on the lives of minority groups, not including historians of colour was a bad reflection of the year.
Journalist Terrell J Starr spoke out against people questioning why people of colour (POC) working at Politico did not complain about the almost all-white list.
Important note to those asking, "Did any POC comment on this piece before it went live?" The reality is that, at many of these newsrooms, POCs often do not have decision-making power and fear retribution for speaking up. You know, like at your own jobs.
And Dr Keisha N Blain, the president of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), offered an alternative list of historians.
Thanks, @politico, for your all-white list of #historians offering insights on 2018! Here's a thread of some other… https://t.co/oamHDSKPFP
— Dr. Keisha N. Blain (@Dr. Keisha N. Blain)
In her list, she shouted out Carol Anderson, a professor at Emory University.
"Trump’s illegitimate regime has proven that there is no bottom. . .there is nothing but . . .unending scorn for Am… https://t.co/Kr5cB5qzM3