“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:
Emily Owens and Marisa J. Fuentes in conversation at the African American Intellectual History Society blog:
Sylviane Diouf and Chester Higgins on Schomburg Live:
Revisit this interview with Craig Wilder on slavery and the university:
Elizabeth Motich interviews Kellie Carter Jackson and Erica L. Ball on the TV mini-series Roots and the 2016 remake for the The Journal of Civil War Era :
“This week on Muster, Dr. Kellie Carter Jackson and Dr. Erica L. Ball, authors of the upcoming book, Reconsidering Roots: Race, Politics, and Memory (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2017) talk about history, slavery, and black genealogy in anticipation of The History Channel’s May 31st premiere of a four-part remake of Alex Haley’s 1977 classic series, Roots. After the first episode of Roots, stay tuned for The Roots of Our History, a documentary about the series.
What do you recall about the original 1977 Roots series?