Omar Wasow: Race and American politics: What will come of the gathering call for action? (The Washington Post)
Eddie Glaude Jr.:

Kevin Kruse: Why a Biden Administration Shouldn’t Turn the Page on the Trump Era (Vanity Fair)
Stephen Kotkin: Geopolitical risks, uncertainty and the COVID crisis (
Julian Zelizer:

Sean Wilentz: Take the statues down. Replace them with any of these people. (The Washington Post) and Monuments to a Complicated Past (The Wall Street Journal)
Paul Frymer:
The politics of D.C. statehood follow a well-worn path. Here’s why. (The Washington Post)
Chen Cao, postdoc: This Ancient Sea Creature Builds Its Body With a Whisper, not a Scream (The New York Times)
Coleen Murphy: Protein from blood of exercising mice rejuvenates brains of ‘couch potato’ mice (Science Magazine)
Ruha Benjamin: Don’t ask if artificial intelligence is good or fair, ask how it shifts power (Nature)
Joshua Akey: DNA Inherited From Neanderthals May Increase Risk of Covid-19 (The New York Times)
Jessica Metcalf: Immunity sampling can alert the world to emerging diseases (Financial Times)
Bob Surace, Princeton Football Head Coach: Coach Surace on the cancellation of Ivy league sports (The Zach Gelb Show) 
Peter Hepburn, research fellow at Princeton’s Eviction Lab: Evictions are likely to skyrocket this summer as jobs remain scarce. Black renters will be hard hit. (The Washington Post)