Ancestry.com Unites the Founding Fathers’ Descendants in One Room | Inverse

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:

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ART: Emancipating the Past: Kara Walker’s Tales of Slavery and Power | @Artsy

Via @Artsy:

“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.”

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Eliza on the Run

New Orleans Daily Picayune, April 23, 1844:

BOOK: Hunter on Slave and Free Black Marriage in the 19th Century 

Tera W. Hunter, Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century. Harvard University Press, 2017. 

via HUP:

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Byrd on Black Women, Slavery, and Silences of the Past | @AAIHS

At AAIHS, Brandon Byrd on black women and resistance during the period of slavery:

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Owens Interviews Fuentes on Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive | @AAIHS

Emily Owens and Marisa J. Fuentes in conversation at the African American Intellectual History Society blog:

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EDITED: Scully and Patton on Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World

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Pamela Scully and Diana Paton, eds. Gender and Slave Emancipation in the Atlantic World. Duke University Press, 2005.

via Duke U Press:

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