Historian Talitha LeFlouria examines the incarcerated labor of Black women in Reconstruction-era Georgia – work that rebuilt the South’s infrastructure and industrial economy under brutal conditions, enabled by the social language and legal mechanisms around Black lives that persist in America’s modern mass incarceration complex.
Vibe interviews Tera Hunter on her new book, Bound in Wedlock: Slavery and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Harvard University Press):
João Gabriell of, among other things, Mouvement de Libération Afro (MLA) was interviewed by la 1ère, site d’Outre-mer:
Cornell University feature on the work of scholar Sandra Greene:
“Sandra Greene writes about the history of slavery in West Africa, where warring political communities in previous centuries enslaved their enemies….”
McCusker, Maeve. “On Slavery, Césaire, and Relating to the World: An Interview with Patrick Chamoiseau.” Small Axe 13, no. 3 30 (November 1, 2009): 74–83.
“Prof. Guridy discusses his prize-winning book, “Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow.”
Sowande’ Mustakeem interviewed by P/S Mag: Continue reading
At AAIHS, Reena Goldthree interviews Julia Gaffield on her new book Haitian Connections in the Atlantic World:
Jasmine Cobb on black visuality via Left of Black:
Vanessa Holden, interviewed for Time, discusses the role women played in the Southampton Rebelion (also known as the Nat Turner Rebellion) and their absence from the recent film, Birth of a Nation: