BLOGROLL: Feimster on Ida B. Wells and the Lynching of Black Women – @NYTimes

Crystal Feimster writes: "At least 130 black women were murdered by lynch mobs from 1880 to 1930. This violence against black women has long been ignored or forgotten. Not anymore. Eliza Woods’s name is now engraved on one of the 800 weathered steel columns hanging from the ceiling of the National Memorial for Peace and … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Feimster on Ida B. Wells and the Lynching of Black Women – @NYTimes

DIGITAL: The Celia Project 

New website for the Celia Project: A Research Collaboration on the History of Slavery and Sexual Violence: "In 1855 Missouri, an enslaved woman named Celia was tried, convicted, and ultimately executed for killing her owner. Celia confessed: She had tried to put a stop to what had been five years of sexual abuse. At the … Continue reading DIGITAL: The Celia Project