With Cheryl Sterling, Deborah Plant, Glory Edim, and Sylviane Diouf:
Robin D. G. Kelley on Black Marxism:
Jessica Marie Johnson and Martha Jones discuss their Black Womanhood course on WYPR:
Céline Flory, Frédéric Regent, and Christine Chivallon discuss slave revolts and resistance with Emmanuel Laurentin.
Marisa Fuentes discusses Barbados, port cities, and slavery with Liz Covart on the podcast Ben Franklin’s World:
Historian Talitha LeFlouria examines the incarcerated labor of Black women in Reconstruction-era Georgia – work that rebuilt the South’s infrastructure and industrial economy under brutal conditions, enabled by the social language and legal mechanisms around Black lives that persist in America’s modern mass incarceration complex.
Jenna Wortham and Wesley Morris discuss the proposed HBO drama Confederate and more on ‘Still Processing:’
Martha Jones and scholars discuss Roger Taney’s legacy on WYPR:
On this week’s episode, Brian, Nathan, Joanne and Ed discuss the horrific events that happened in Charlottesville last weekend, and how it fits into American history.
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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