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About James Brewer Stewart

James Brewer Stewart is the James Wallace Professor of History Emeritus at Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the founder of Historians Against Slavery.

Articles by James Brewer Stewart

This week’s editor

Alex Sakalis, Editor

Alex Sakalis is associate editor of openDemocracy and co-edits the Can Europe Make It? page.

Constitutional conventions: best practice

The ‘new abolitionists’ and the problem of race

‘New abolitionists’ have failed to engage with the history and legacies of slavery and racism. They must learn more about the past if they are to clearly understand the present.

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