FILM: Retracing African Methodism

This documentary project retrieves the liberation legacy of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) in three different locations united by common narratives related to struggles against enslavement and Apartheid. In retracing the connected stories of the AME in the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Namibia, the documentary reveals the extraordinary legacy of African Methodism outside the United States and contributes to the excavation of the global … Continue reading FILM: Retracing African Methodism

FILM: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

via PBS: “Noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. recounts the full trajectory of African-American history in his groundbreaking new six-part series The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. premiering Tuesday, October 22, 2013,  8-9 p.m. ET on PBS and airing six consecutive Tuesdays through November 26, 2013  (check local listings). Written and presented by Professor Gates, the six-hour series explores … Continue reading FILM: The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross

WEB/SOURCES: Registers of the Havana Slave Trade Commission Compiled by H.B. Lovejoy

via Registers of the Havana Slave Trade Commission | Desk of H.B. Lovejoy. “Between 1808 and 1848, courts in Freetown, Sierra Leone and Havana, Cuba, charged with suppressing the transatlantic slave trade, meticulously recorded the African names and physical features (sex, age, height; and evidence of ethnic scarring and small pox) for almost 100,000 people rescued off slave ships. These records are known as “The Registers … Continue reading WEB/SOURCES: Registers of the Havana Slave Trade Commission Compiled by H.B. Lovejoy

ARTICLES: Maritime Slavery in Slavery & Abolition

Maritime Slavery

Special Issue of Slavery & Abolition: Maritime Slavery

2010 | Volume 31. Issue 4

Editors Note

Philip D. Morgan, “Maritime Slavery.” Slavery & Abolition 31, no. 3 (2010): 311–326.

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ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in The Journal of the Civil War Era

Steven Hahn. “Slave Emancipation, Indian Peoples, and the Projects of a New American Nation-State.” The Journal of the Civil War Era 3, no. 3 (2013): 307–330. “At the very time he was drafting the Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation in September 1862, President Abraham Lincoln dispatched one of his generals, John Pope, to Minnesota with orders to suppress a rebellion of the eastern, or Santee, division of … Continue reading ARTICLES: Slavery and Emancipation in The Journal of the Civil War Era