Janell Hobson, editor Are All the Women Still White? Rethinking Race, Expanding Feminisms (SUNY Press, 2016) discusses the rationale behind revisiting the titular question: “So why ask the question: Are all the women still white? … The volume’s titular question is a guiding reminder that gender and racial signage must be viewed as inherently questionable and unfixed, ever shifting and destabilized in different contexts, despite efforts … Continue reading Hobson Discusses All the Women and Continuing Legacies | @AAIHS
Sowande M. Mustakeem, Slavery at Sea: Terror, Sex, and Sickness in the Middle Passage. University of Illinois Press, 2016.
“In 1845, Frederick Douglass, a fugitive from slavery, joined dozens of white passengers on the British ship Cambria in New York harbor. Somewhere out on the Atlantic, the other passengers discovered that the African American activist in their midst had just published a sensational autobiography. They convinced the captain to host a sort of salon, wherein Douglass would tell them his life story. But when … Continue reading Baptist on What Whites Refuse to Believe About Slavery | The Guardian
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Stephanie M. H. Camp _______________ Below is the full-text of the talk I gave at the Organization of American Historians Annual Meeting last week. The panel was titled “Expanding the Boundaries: Power and Voice in African American Women’s and Gender History.” A separate reflection on the panel itself is incoming. My original remarks explored power and voice in… Continue reading My OAH Tribute: Stephanie M. H. Camp & Deborah Gray White
Lois Brown. Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins: Black Daughter of the Revolution. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2008.
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Barbara Krauthamer. Black Slaves, Indian Masters: Slavery, Emancipation, and Citizenship in the Native American South. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2013. via UNC Press: From the late eighteenth century through the end of the Civil War, Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians bought, sold, and owned Africans and African Americans as slaves, a fact that persisted after the tribes’ removal from the Deep South to Indian … Continue reading BOOK: Krauthamer on Black Slaves and Indian Masters
Africa in Words is running a series of posts on Paul Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its release. Click here to read the first post of the series and here to read the second. Bruno Muniz continues the series with a post on art and politics in Gilroy’s ‘black Atlantic:’ “The artists and intellectuals considered … Continue reading 20 Years of the Black Atlantic at Africa in Words: Art, Politics & Intellectual Production
Africa in Words is running a series of posts on Paul Gilroy’s The Black Atlantic: Modernity and Double Consciousness, in celebration of the 20th anniversary of its release. Click here to read the first post of the series and here to read the third. Gabriel Improta continues with a post on the music of Brazil and the role culture plays in Gilroy’s conception of ‘black Atlantic:’ … Continue reading 20 Years of the Black Atlantic at Africa in Words: Samba, Jazz, Brazil