Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins

Donald Earl Collins is a Lecturer of History at American University in Washington, DC. He is also the author of Fear of a "Black" America: Multiculturalism and the African American Experience (2004).

United States

How US history is whitewashed in high school exams

Slavery was state-sanctioned mass violence, despite what the College Board says.

How US history is whitewashed in high school exams

United States

On the racism of race conversations

Or why the US cannot have a meaningful national dialogue on race.

On the racism of race conversations

United States

Why I don't understand the black affluent class

The black middle class is talking of values and civility as many Americans of colour continue to languish in poverty.

Why I don't understand the black affluent class

US & Canada

Why American lives matter most

America's racism and narcissism is the reason why its foreign affairs are a mere projection of its domestic ills.

Why American lives matter most

US & Canada

How segregated America made Trump inevitable

Racial and social segregation has built Trump's electorate and the dominant white narrative it subscribes to.

How segregated America made Trump inevitable

US & Canada

Have black historians been wrong all along?

With American racism and black history, there are no happy endings.

Have black historians been wrong all along?

US & Canada

The West's obsession with itself

Whitewashing the history of the West will not make the Western civilisation great again.

The West's obsession with itself