VIDEO: Public Historian Tiya Miles on Doing History

Tiya Miles (MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Cohort, ’11) discusses history and slavery in this video from the Macarthur Foundation:

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VIDEO: Scholars on History, Slavery, and Defining Black America

Historians and scholars discuss who is considered ‘black’ in America. In the video: Ira Berlin, Elsa Barkley Brown, Tiya Miles, Dylan Penningroth, and Deborah Gray White. May 20, 2016.

Video below:

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BLOGROLL: Johnson on How to Memorialize Slavery in @Chronicle

Rashauna Johnson (interviewed by the Chronicle) discusses history, slavery, and her new book Slavery’s Metropolis:
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NEWS: Wheat Wins Tubman Book Prize

David Wheat has been awarded the 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize from the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture for Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570-1640 (UNC, 2016).

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NEWS: AAIHS Wins Rosenzweig Prize

Keisha N. Blain and Ibram X. Kendi have been awarded the Roy Rosenzweig Prize for Innovation in Digital History to a freely available new media project for Black Perspectives (African American Intellectual History Society).

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