Awardees of interest include Brittney C. Cooper, Tiya Miles (twice), Edward L. Ayers, Richard White, Ula Yvette Taylor, Deirdre Cooper Owens, Ashley D. Farmer, Tera W. Hunter, C. Riley Snorton (honorable mention), Alexandra J. Finley, and Nakia D. Parker.
Looking forward to the Junto reboot featuring new bloggers, including historians of slavery Vanessa Holden and Ebony Jones. Also new:
Exciting new book series!! With Vanessa K. Valdéz as Series Editor and Rebecca Colesworthy as Acquisitions Editor:
Small Axe issues a statement in the wake of Hurricane Irma:
Scholars of slavery engage history, archives, Saidiya Hartman, and violence, in a recent History of the Present. From the introduction by Brian Connolly and Marisa Fuentes:
via the American Historical Association:
Wesleyan College of Macon, Georgia joins USS–the only college in Georgia to do so. Atlanta-Journal Constitution reports:
A Collective of Medievalists of Color issues a statement on racism in the profession and in their field: