Today is the International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade. The 2019 theme is "Remember Slavery: The Power of the Arts for Justice" Since the time of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, the arts have been used to confront slavery, empower enslaved communities and honour those who made freedom … Continue reading Mar 25: International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade
Sex & Slavery Lab events continue for Fall 2018. On September 25, the Sex & Slavery Lab hosted Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings for a discussion of Funk the Erotic: Transaesthetics and Black Se… Source: Dr. LaMonda Horton Stallings Visits Sex & Slavery Lab at Johns Hopkins University – Sex & Slavery Lab
The Sex and Slavery Lab launched for fall 2018 with its first speaker, Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens (Queens College, City University of New York. Cooper Owens visited campus September 18-20th as a guest of… Source: Dr. Deirdre Cooper Owens Visits the Sex & Slavery Lab at Johns Hopkins University – Sex & Slavery Lab
Reposted from DH the Blog: Proud to be one of the contributors and part of this historic volume which is also fundraising for One Book, One New Orleans!! If you can, please donate and support the GoFund Me! Fundraiser by Kim Vaz-Deville : Buy Books for the Baby Dolls And buy the book -- the … Continue reading Support One Book One New Orleans & Walking Raddy Book Launch!
A wiki-project compiling information on the Haitian Revolution and Toussaint L'Ouverture: "The mission of The Louverture Project is to collect as much information as possible about the Haitian revolution, to construct a narrative which provides context for that information, and to disseminate the collected knowledge as widely as possible." Explore: TLP:Community Portal - TLP
A list of accounts of the Bois Caïman ceremony, compiled by Ian Baucom and Laurent Dubois at Duke University for their course "The Black Atlantic." Read: Early Accounts of Bois Caïman « The Black Atlantic
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Ira Berlin's work focuses on American history, particularly the history of slavery in the 18th and 19th centuries. Published in 1974 his first book, “Slaves Without Masters: The Negro in the Antebellum South,” won the National Historical Society's Best First Book Prize. His most recent book published this year, “The Long Emancipation: The Demise of … Continue reading Ira Berlin (1941-2018)
Omar Viktor Diop's Project Diaspora (curatorial Statement by Raquel Wilson): "Starting his research during a four month residency in Màlaga, Spain, where he was immersed in the reality of being a stranger, Diop has focused this first installment on Europe during the 15th through 19th centuries. "Inspired by the many baroque artworks created during this … Continue reading ART: Diop’s Project Diaspora
Tera Hunter writes: "Most Americans are shocked by the increasingly frequent scenes of wailing mothers and babies being torn apart by government officers at the Mexican border. The Trump administration has ratcheted up the separation of children from parents as a way to deter migrants from Central America. "Some critics denounce this practice as “un-American.” … Continue reading BLOGROLL: Hunter on The Long History of Child-Snatching in the United States