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Johnson: “Yet Lives and Fights”: Riots, Resistance, and Reconstruction | @AAIHS

In response to the recent election, #ADPhD is sharing reflections, short takes, and responses from scholars of slavery. To submit yours, click here.

On November 12, 2016, in light of the recent election, Jessica Marie Johnson published this essay on the African American Intellectual History Society blog:

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Baptist: America’s Economy Was Built on Slavery, Not White Ingenuity—Historians Should Tell It Like It Is | Alternet


Read an excerpt from The Half has Never Been Told by Ed Baptist at Alternet: Continue reading “Baptist: America’s Economy Was Built on Slavery, Not White Ingenuity—Historians Should Tell It Like It Is | Alternet”

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Berry on Nat Turner’s Skull and A Purse of Skin | @NYTimes

Credit Trenton Doyle Hancock, “When They Found Me I Wasn’t There, Version #2”, 2016, Courtesy of the artist and James Cohan, New York/Photo: Will Michels

Daina Ramey Berry on trading the remains of slaves as an American past time:

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Harriet Tubman Twenty Dollar Bill | Video | C-SPAN.org

Daina Ramey Berry, LaShawn Harris, Tiffany Gill, Jessica Millward, Catherine Clinton, and Deborah Gray White discuss Harriet Tubman on C-Span:

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