This 4th of July in the United States, watch Ancestry.com’s new ad for the Declaration of Independence and read this article by Emily Gaudette about Ancestry and independence’s complicated complications:
NYT covers Erica Armstrong Dunbar’s new book on Ona Judge :
“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.”
New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:
Tera W. Hunter, Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Harvard University Press, 2017.
#ADPhD congratulates Adrienne Davis on her Distinguished Faculty Award!
At AAIHS, Brandon Byrd on black women and resistance during the period of slavery:
Emily Owens and Marisa J. Fuentes in conversation at the African American Intellectual History Society blog:
Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, eds. Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Duke University Press, 2005.
via Duke U Press: