Tera Hunter writes:
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Dylan C. Penningroth, The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South (Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2003).
Click here for tweets from #unboundJHU held at Johns Hopkins University, March 8-9, 2018. This conference was sponsored by the Center for Africana Studies and co-organized by Katrina Bell McDonald, Tera Jordan, and Jessica Marie Johnson. For more: http://bit.ly/unboundjhu (Storify compiled by @jmjafrx)
Featured Image: Tera Hunter, Professor of History at Princeton University and author of Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century
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In response to the recent election, #ADPhD is sharing reflections, short takes, and responses from scholars of slavery. To submit yours, click here.
On November 16, 2016, Christina Sharpe, associate professor at Tufts University, offered this reflection on kinship, slavery, and white solidarity. Sharpe writes:
Mann, Kristin. Marrying Well: Marriage, Status and Social Change among the Educated Elite in Colonial Lagos. Cambridge University Press, 1985.
via Cambridge U Press:
Pernille Ipsen, Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
via Penn Press:
Erica Armstrong Dunbar writes: