CONFERENCE: OIEAHC/Equality Lab Presents Race, Memory, and the Digital Humanities

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NEWS: Mustakeem Wins Wesley-Logan Book Prize

Sowande’ M. Mustakeem has been awarded the Wesley-Logan Prize in African diaspora history from the American Historical Association for Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage (Univ. of Illinois Press, 2016)

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NEWS: Haley Wins Kelly Memorial Book Prize

Sarah Haley has been awarded the Joan Kelly Memorial Prize for women’s history and/or feminist theory from the American Historical Association for No Mercy Here: Gender, Punishment, and the Making of Jim Crow Modernity (Univ. of North Carolina Press, 2016).

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AUDIO: Never Monument to Hurt You by The Rise of Charm City | @SoundCloud

In the middle of an August night, the City of Baltimore removed four Confederate monuments from parks and public squares. A few people bore witness, and almost everyone in town had an opinion. In this bonus mini-episode, we talk to a few of them, not just about the statues but also about the quiet removal of the city’s African American landmarks and resources.
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