Support One Book One New Orleans & Walking Raddy Book Launch!

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Proud to be one of the contributors and part of this historic volume which is also fundraising for One Book, One New Orleans!! If you can, please donate and support the GoFund Me!

Fundraiser by Kim Vaz-Deville : Buy Books for the Baby Dolls

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NEWS/ART: Kara Walker’s KatastwĂłf Karavan

Items related to Kara Walker’s KatastwĂłf Karavan, on display February 2018 during Prospect.4 in New Orleans.

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BLOGROLL: Johnson on How to Memorialize Slavery in @Chronicle

Rashauna Johnson (interviewed by the Chronicle) discusses history, slavery, and her new book Slavery’s Metropolis:
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BOOK: Johnson on Slavery’s Metropolis 

Rashauna Johnson. Slavery’s Metropolis: Unfree Labor in New Orleans during the Age of Revolutions. Oxford University Press, 2016.

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Johnson on Sex, Blood, and Belonging in the Early Republic | @AAIHS 

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Ross Interview on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case | WWNO

A Negro Policeman (1974.25.25.181) / Credit Historic New Orleans Collection

Michael Ross was interviewed by of  TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014):

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BOOK: Ross on The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case

Michael A. Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era. Oxford University Press, 2014.

On the book:

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Simmons on Landscapes and History in Beyonce’s #Lemonade

At the UNC Press Blog, historian LaKisha Simmons “explores the historic and symbolic significance of the plantation settings in Beyonce’s visual album, Lemonade:”

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VIDEO: The Lapidus Center Presents Slavery and Memory x Whitney Plantation

This enlightening discussion will focus on memory, commemorations, and legacies of the slave trade and slavery, and feature panelists John Cummings and Ibrahima Seck of the Whitney Plantation and Museum; Columbia University professor Saidiya Hartman; architect Rodney Leon; and University of Pennsylvania professor Salamishah Tillett.

This program is brought to you by the Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery.@SchomburgLive | #SlaveryandMemory

VIEW HERE: The Lapidus Center Presents: Slavery and Memory on Livestream

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