In Sweet Land of Liberty, Thomas Sugrue illustrates the many contributions made in the North for civil rights starting with the 1920s. He contends that accounting for… Read more “Sweet Land of Liberty”
In For Freedom’s Sake, Chana Lee provides a biography of Fannie Lou Hamer. She contends that an appropriate amount of attention to the pain Hamer endured is… Read more “For Freedom Sake”
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Barbara Ransby’s Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement is a biography of Ella Baker. Ransby articulates that Baker made exceptional ideological, political and hands-on contributions to… Read more “Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement”
In At the Dark End of the Street, Danielle McGuire examines the role sexualized and racialized violence in African American lives between 1944 and 1975. She argues… Read more “At the Dark End of the Street”
David Walker aimed to fight the systemic degradation of Africans and African Americans by abolishing the system of American chattel slavery through distributing his pamphlet Appeal to… Read more “Walker Review”
The Spring conference will be held April 12 – 18. Stay tune for more details.