On this day in 1934, Chicago blues guitar legend Freddie King was born in Dallas. Here he is performing the instrumental “San-Ho-Zay” on the syndicated TV show The !!!! Beat, recorded in his home town in 1966.
Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrWhat the Free College Movement Can Learn from KalamazooThe small Midwestern city has pioneered a new way to help low-income students access higher ed.
Gage Skidmore/FlickrWhy Are Conservatives So Threatened by the 1619 Project?It challenges the way their entire worldview is constructed.