A special symposium in the Journal of African American History featured the work of Gerald Horne, historian of African American and African diaspora history:

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Eliza on the Run

New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:

Finch Interviewed by Goldthree on Gender, Slavery, and the Archive in Cuba | @AAIHS

Reena Goldthree interviews Aisha Finch at AAIHS:

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BOOK: Horne on Slave Resistance and the American Revolution

Gerald Horne, The Counter-Revolution of 1776: Slave Resistance and the Origins of the United States of America. Reprint edition. NYU Press, 2016.

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Amrita Chakrabarti Myers: “…they would have been abolitionists.”

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 18, 2016, in light of the recent election, Amrita Chakrabarti Myers, associate professor of history at Indiana University-Bloomington offered this reminder on Facebook of what standing up against injustice has meant, across time and place.

I’ve often heard people say that if they’d been alive during slavery, they would have been abolitionists.
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DIGITAL: About The Project · Runaway Connecticut

New digital project on runaway slave ads in Connecticut. The database was designed by the students in COL370 / HIST211 as part of their final projext for Digital History (Spring 2014). Taught at Wesleyan College by Joseph Yannielli.

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AWARD: Finch Wins the 2016 Harriet Tubman Prize

#ADPhD congratulates Aisha K. Finch on receiving the inaugural Harriet Tubman Book Prize from the The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery:

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