Rachel Grossman

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In Brexit Vote, Town’s Nostalgia for Seafaring Past Muddied Its Future

GRIMSBY, England — There aren’t a lot of fishermen left in this town in North East England, once home to one of the largest fleet of trawlers in Britain. But nostalgia for the fishing industry permeates the place. So the result seemed inevitable when 70 percent of residents voted to leave the …

About 100 million people couldn’t be bothered to vote this year

By Christopher Ingraham<p>, Reporter<p>Roughly 43 percent of eligible voters didn't bother filling out a ballot this year, according to turnout estimates from the U.S. Elections Project. To look at it another way, the people who could have voted but chose not to vastly outnumbered those who cast a vote …

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The great failure of the Indians mascot debate? Thinking of it only as racism

<i>Sterling HolyWhiteMountain is a fiction writer and essayist. He currently lives on the Blackfeet Reservation, and directs the writing center at</i> …

I Named My Mixed-Race Daughter for a Slave-Trading Town

FOR nearly 20 years, my great-great-great-grandfather’s portrait has watched over me from my red dining room wall. With his high collar, ruffled cravat and black waistcoat, Samuel Fales, 1775-1848, is the very image of the upstanding 19th-century New England gentleman. An eminent merchant and …