Berry and Morgan: #Blacklivesmatter Till They Don’t: Slavery’s Lasting Legacy

"We live in a nation that has yet to grapple with the history of slavery and its afterlife." - Daina Ramey Berry and Jennifer L. Morgan In an essay for The American Prospect, slavery scholars Daina Ramey Berry and Jennifer L. Morgan place #blacklivesmatter protests around the world in context with "the historical value of … Continue reading Berry and Morgan: #Blacklivesmatter Till They Don’t: Slavery’s Lasting Legacy

TALK: The Race for Digitality | Roopika Risam

At African Diaspora 2.0, Roopika Risam of #DHPoco: Postcolonial Digital Humanities discussed the tension between digital humanities and African diaspora studies. An excerpt: "...In the race for digitality, we find ourselves struggling to understand the relationship between our deep investments in discourses like intersectional feminism or critical race theory and digital humanities. The burden of … Continue reading TALK: The Race for Digitality | Roopika Risam

ESSAY: Salgado on Art in Schomburg’s Black Atlantic

César A. Salgado | The Visual Arts in Arturo A. Schomburg’s Black Atlantic: "...Although there is no date on the prospectus, Schomburg’s book project on Negro Painters was part of the third and last phase in his career as a Harlem/Brooklyn intellectual, antiquarian, and race leader. This phase begins in 1926, after he sells his … Continue reading ESSAY: Salgado on Art in Schomburg’s Black Atlantic