MacMillan Center

News

Police water cannon firing at protesters in Brussels Sunday.

In Rotterdam, The Hague, Brussels, Vienna, Zagreb and other cities across the EU, protesters were out in force this past weekend expressing their opposition to the new measures, ranging from partial lockdowns to vaccine mandates, their governments had proposed or introduced to reverse the...

New Haven, Conn.— Yale University’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition today has announced the winners for the twenty-third annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize, one of the most coveted awards for the study of the African American experience. The 2021 Prize...

Bettmann / Getty; The Atlantic

The following article written by David W. Blight, professor of American history and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale MacMillan, appeared in The Atlantic:

Every effective American teacher seeks the trust of society, of...

Lord David Frost arriving today for his meeting at the EU with Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič.

Today, Lord David Frost, the British Cabinet Office Minister, and European Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič, the co-chairs of the Joint Committee that oversees implementation of the EU-UK Withdrawal Agreement, met in Brussels to take stock of the discussions this week between their teams...

Would-be migrants to the EU on the Belarus border with Poland earlier this week

On Monday, the foreign ministers of the EU member states, meeting as the Council on Foreign Affairs, approved new sanctions on Belarus and others involved in bringing thousands of Iraqis, Syrians, Yemenis and others to Belarus under the pretext of thereby enabling them to enter the EU by...