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

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