Tiya Miles (MacArthur “Genius” Fellow Cohort, ’11) discusses history and slavery in this video from the Macarthur Foundation:
Tiya Miles writes:
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.
Rashauna Johnson (interviewed by the Chronicle) discusses history, slavery, and her new book Slavery’s Metropolis:
New digital collection on 19th century thinker and activist Anna Julia Cooper:
Congratulations Erica Dunbar!
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).
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).