Lose Your Mother: 1884 & 2018

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BLOGROLL: Hunter on “Some Did Choose to Return to Slavery Because They Chose Family Over Everything”

Tera Hunter writes:

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BOOK: Penningroth on Kinship and Slavery

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).

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A Storify: Tweets from #UnboundJHU held at JHU March 8-9, 2018

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

Note: Storify is closing up shop on May 17, 2018 and tweets tend to disappear from Twitter after 10-14 days. Screenshot your favorite tweets and download any media as needed for your own archive.

Sharpe on Kinship, Whiteness, and Slavery in @TheNewInquiry

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:

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BOOK: Mann on “Marrying Well” in Lagos

Kristin Mann

 

Mann, Kristin. Marrying Well: Marriage, Status and Social Change among the Educated Elite in Colonial Lagos. Cambridge University Press, 1985.

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BOOK: Ipsen on the Daughters of the Trade on the Gold Coast

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Pernille Ipsen, Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.

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Dunbar on Episode 3 of Roots: “I Decided to Live” @ProcessHistory“

Erica Armstrong Dunbar writes:

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BOOK: Stevenson on Slave Family & Community in the U.S. South

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African Diaspora, Ph.D. is revisiting scholarship that has shaped the study of people of African descent across time and place.

Brenda E. Stevenson. Life in Black and White : Family and Community in the Slave South: Family and Community in the Slave South. New York: Oxford University Press, 1996.

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