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    The African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS) is a scholarly organization founded to foster dialogue about researching, writing, and teaching black thought..

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Texas’ Long Celebration of Juneteenth

By Nakia D. Parker

On June 18, 2021, President Joseph Biden signed legislation that made “Juneteenth,” the commemoration of the event on June 19, …
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Sounding South Asian, Sounding Black: The Sonic Politics of Appreciation or Appropriation

By Tao Leigh Goffe

On the dance floor, we dance to the same beats per minute (BPM). The tempo that structures Black diasporic life …
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The Other Side of Black Success in Martin Kilson’s Odyssey

By Joshua L. Crutchfield

One of the earliest childhood memories of the late Martin Kilson is that of his father, Reverend Martin Luther Kilson …
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