Otis Redding would have been 74 today. Here he is in 1966 performing “Shake” with Eric Burdon and the less famous British R&B singer Chris Marlowe.
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.
The Circus/YouTubeStacey Abrams Could Force Court Action on Voter SuppressionThe Republican strategy is reminiscent of the civil rights battles in this country's history.
Pierre-Selim/FlickrDemocrats Deal a Death Blow to Bothsiderism. Will the Media Notice?Unlike Republicans, they are putting the interests of people over raw political power.
Keith Kissel/FlickrEven When Hillary Clinton is Right, She Gets DenouncedHer remarks about winning in areas of the country that are moving forward have been validated.