Christina Sharpe at Northwestern University on children in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade Database:
NYT covers Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s new book on Ona Judge :
Columnist Michael Paul Williams on the Devil’s Half Acre:
“We cannot be afraid of the truth,” said Landrieu, who along with other city leaders decided to take down the monuments in 2015, a decision that withstood challenges in federal court.
“Kara Walker is one of the most high-profile and controversial artists in America. The exhibition presented three narrative portfolio series, executed in print—The Emancipation Approximation, Harper’s Pictorial History of the Civil War and An Unpeopled Land in Uncharted Waters.”
“As universities grapple with connections to slavery, Harvard is displaying documents that offer records of the enslaved people who lived and worked at the school.”