Keisha N. Blain and Sowande’ Mustakeem on your summer reading list: Continue reading “Blain and Mustakeem on 70 Recent History Books by Black Women”
Jones-Rogers: “Yes. It troubles me to think of seeing her on American currency, and it is especially troubling that Andrew Jackson — a president whose nickname was the “Indian Killer,” who was responsible for signing into law the Indian Removal Act, and who owned 150 enslaved African Americans at the time of his death — will be on the other side….” Continue reading Jones-Rogers on the Tubman Twenty
Pernille Ipsen, Daughters of the Trade: Atlantic Slavers and Interracial Marriage on the Gold Coast. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015.
via Penn Press:
Erica Armstrong Dunbar writes:
Michael Ross was interviewed by Laine Kaplan-Levenson of TriPod: NOLA at 300 on his book The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case: Race, Law, and Justice in the Reconstruction Era (Oxford, 2014):
Saidiya Hartman, “The Belly of the World: A Note on Black Women’s Labors.” Souls 18, no. 1 (2016): 166-173.
Jessica Millward, “Black Women’s History and the Labor of Mourning,” Souls 18 (2016): 161- 165
Millward on mourning and doing histories of enslaved and free women of African descent:
At the UNC Press Blog, historian LaKisha Simmons “explores the historic and symbolic significance of the plantation settings in Beyonce’s visual album, Lemonade:”
Daina Ramey Berry writes:
Brandon Byrd writes: