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Kevin M. Kruse

Kevin M. Kruse is a professor of history at Princeton University. A specialist in modern American political, social and urban/suburban history, he is the author and editor of several books, including "White Flight" (2005), "One Nation Under God" (2015) and "Fault Lines: A History of the United States since 1974" (2019). He grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his master's and doctoral degrees from Cornell University.

Kevin M. Kruse is a professor of history at Princeton University. A specialist in modern American political, social and urban/suburban history, he is the author and editor of several books, including "White Flight" (2005), "One Nation Under God" (2015) and "Fault Lines: A History of the United States since 1974" (2019). He grew up in Nashville, Tennessee, and earned his bachelor's degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and his master's and doctoral degrees from Cornell University.

Latest from Kevin M. Kruse

6d ago

Tom Barrack, Donald Trump and the (other) most corrupt White House in history

The Trump administration was one of the most thoroughly criminal political machines America has ever experienced. But at least one president may have him beat.
40d ago

Ted Cruz's erroneous definition of critical race theory explains white America

The Texas senator is apparently confused about critical race theory and the KKK.
44d ago

Texas' ban on critical race theory in schools proves the GOP still doesn't understand MLK's message

Talking honestly about inequality, it turns out, was a special point of emphasis for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
63d ago

Senate's Capitol commission vote highlights Manchin's filibuster ignorance

The filibuster was never about helping pass good bills — only killing them. Why can't Joe Manchin see this?
105d ago

GOP's new 'America First Caucus' follows in some blatantly white nationalist footsteps

The ‘America First Caucus’ continues the country’s long history of white nationalism.
135d ago

The Atlanta shootings, Vincent Chin and America's history of anti-Asian racism

In 1982, Chin's killers said his death wasn't about race. The authorities believed them.
160d ago

As long as Trump controls the GOP, we won't have a third party

This year’s talk of a new third party will likely fade away, just as similar conversations in the modern era have.
191d ago

The Trump administration's thinly-veiled rebuke of 'The 1619 Project' is a sloppy, racist mess

The Trump administration’s last-ditch report is shoddy scholarship that decries its clumsy partisan intent.
205d ago

Trump's Ellipse rally appearance is straight out of Richard Nixon's playbook

The "Honor America Day" rally was the 1970 version of owning the libs.
252d ago

Trump's accusations of fraud in Georgia echo decades of racial violence

Georgia's Black voters are carrying on the fight their parents and grandparents started.
266d ago

Will the Trump-Biden election disaster finally convince us to scrap the Electoral College?

The margin between the popular-vote winner and the winner of the Electoral College has only grown. It's time to make a change.