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African American Freedom and the Illusive “Forty Acres and a Mule”

By Karen Cook Bell

On August 18, 2016, the United Nations Working Group on Experts of People of African Descent determined that the history ...
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Medical Bondage: A New Book on Race, Gender, and Gynecology

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 Women’s Voices and the Archive

By Halee Robinson

In 1886, Charles Dudley Warner, a Massachusetts-born writer, traveled to Nashville, Tennessee to learn about the ...
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