Julia Shapiro is a rising junior at the University of Florida studying history and political science. She is currently the summer intern for the Center for Freethought Equality, which lobbies for separation of church and state as well as religious freedom in federal politics.
Posts by Julia Shapiro
The story of a young Catherine the Great comes to life with a heavy dose of creative liberty in Tony McNamara’s The Great, a... Read More
In the modern American consciousness, the French Revolution might evoke imagery of guillotines, Marie Antoinette, powdered wigs, and lots of angry French citizens. For... Read More
Besides the global pandemic we’re experiencing right now, the bubonic plague is probably the most notorious in history—in particular, the Black Death that took... Read More
The image of Donald Trump holding up a freshly purchased Bible in front of a boarded-up church in opposition to the Black Lives Matter... Read More