In Act Two of This American Life's Afrofuturism episode, Comedian and actor Azie Dungey recounts her time playing a slave for visiting tourists at George Washington’s estate in Mount Vernon. Listen: 'Act Two. Past Imperfect.' from This American Life episode 623: 'We Are in the Future.' http://tal.fm/623/2
Joe Madison speaks with author Erica Armstrong Dunbar, about her book, "Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge." Taped in the wake of and with commentary on Charlottesville.
Talitha LeFlouria on Working History, the Southern Labor Studies Association podcast, discusses convict labor in the U.S. South:
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 11, 2016, in light of the recent election, the BackStory podcast rebroadcast its episode on emigration and immigration, which included stories on free blacks who sailed to Liberia during the … Continue reading AUDIO: American Exodus: A History of Emigration [rebroadcast] by BackStory
Sylviane Diouf and Chester Higgins on Schomburg Live: Dr. Sylviane Diouf, Director of the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, and renowned photographer Chester Higgins discuss the richness of the African world, the power of resistance, and the importance of history.
"Prof Catherine Hall (UCL) - Building on the work of the Legacies of British Slave-ownership project this paper will explore the role of the slave-owners in making 'race'. The idea of 'the negro', of 'the slave' and of 'the white man' had to be constructed in the new world of the Atlantic. It was effected … Continue reading PODCAST: Hall on “Making ‘Race’: the work of the slave-owners”
Cheryl Finley, scholar, addresses Untitled, 1969, 1969 by Malcolm Bailey (b.1947) LISTEN HERE: August 26, 2015, Cheryl Finley on Untitled, 1969 by Malcolm Bailey | Whitney Museum of American Art Named in honor of the Whitney’s new address, 99 Gansevoort Street, 99 Objects is a series of in-gallery programs focusing on individual works of art … Continue reading PODCAST: Finley on “Untitled, 1969” by Malcolm Bailey | Whitney Museum of American Art
On Against the Grain, Stephanie Jones-Rogers (University of California, Berkeley) discusses white women slaveowners in the U.S. South and their role as slave traders: Although white women have been largely excluded from histories of the domestic U.S. slave trade, they were in fact active participants in the buying and selling of enslaved Blacks. So argues … Continue reading RADIO/PODCAST: Jones-Rogers on White Women’s Roles in Slavery on Against the Grain
Daina Ramey Berry and Leslie Brown discuss urban slavery in the United States on 15 Minute History: "When most people think about slavery in the United States, they think of large agricultural plantations and picture slaves working in the fields harvesting crops. But for a significant number of slaves, their experience involved working … Continue reading AUDIO: Berry and Harris on Urban Slavery | 15 Minute History
At the 2013 workshop Caribbean Urban Aesthetics at The Open University, Christine Chivallon (with David Howard) discussed cultural heritage practices in Martinique: From the CUA website: 3.Locating the memory of slavery in Martinique : landscape versus architecture Christine Chivallon, CNRS/LAM (Les Afriques dans le monde), Sciences Po Bordeaux (Universite de Bordeaux IV) Taking as my … Continue reading AUDIO: Chivallon and Howard on Slavery & Memory in Martinique