The History of American Slavery
Slave or Enslaved Person? It’s not just an academic debate for historians of American slavery.
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Please Allow Me to Be Grossed Out by My Boyfriend’s Unibrow Listen to two Slate writers revisit a discussion about body image and body shaming.
Slate Voice: “Bitch, I’ll Tell You Why This Sentence Construction Is So Effective”Listen to Katy Waldman read about the perfect sentence construction—and what makes it it’s so powerful.
Slate Voice: “Why Do Brits Say Maths and Americans Say Math?”Listen to Katy Waldman read her piece about doing the maths.
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Our Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
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