BOOK: Green on Black-White Intimacy in Antebellum U.S.

Sharony Green, Remember Me to Miss Louisa: Hidden Black-White Intimacies in Antebellum America.  DeKalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2015.

via NIU Press:

Continue reading Unites the Founding Fathers’ Descendants in One Room | Inverse

This 4th of July in the United States, watch’s new ad for the Declaration of Independence and read this article by Emily Gaudette about Ancestry and independence’s complicated complications:

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ART: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power | @Artsy

Via @Artsy:

“Kara Walker is one of the most high-profile and controversial artists in America. The exhibition presented three narrative portfolio series, executed in print—The Emancipation Approximation, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War and An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters.”

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Eliza on the Run

New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:

BOOK: Hunter on Slave and Free Black Marriage in the 19th Century 

Tera W. Hunter, Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Harvard University Press, 2017. 

via HUP:

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Byrd on Black Women, Slavery, and Silences of the Past | @AAIHS

At AAIHS, Brandon Byrd on black women and resistance during the period of slavery:

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