Rediscovering Hip-Hop’s Early Years: An Interview with Joseph Ewoodzie

By Darryl Robertson

In today’s post, Darryl Robertson, a graduate student at Fordham University, interviews Joseph C. Edwoodzie about his new book Break ...
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The Life and Legacy of Gwendolyn Brooks

By Grace Gipson

With this past June marking the 100th anniversary of Gwendolyn Brooks’s birth, it is important that we reflect on the ...
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The Weeping Time: A New Book on the Largest Slave Auction

By Julie Hawks

This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History ...
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Interracial Intimacy and Film as Social Commentary

By Matthew Teutsch

Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court struck down anti-miscegenation laws in Loving v. Virginia. In 1969, the first interracial sex ...
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Chocolate City: A New Book on Race and Democracy in Washington, D.C.

By Julie Hawks

This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History ...
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“Black Enuf*”: A New Animated Documentary on Black Queer Identity

By Michael T. Barry Jr.

This post is part of my blog series that announces the release of new films in African American History and ...
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