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Immunity, Capitalism, and the Antebellum New Orleans

Immunity, Capitalism, and the Antebellum New Orleans

Many believed that Union soldiers stationed in New Orleans, Louisiana, would soon die. Both Union soldiers and city residents expected …
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Olaudah Equiano's Transnational Insights

Olaudah Equiano’s Transnational Insights

Few figures of the eighteenth century have captured the attention of historians, literary critics, and scholars of Africana studies as …
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Black Journalists and The Great Migration

Black Journalists and The Great Migration

Coined in 1897, the phrase “all the news that’s fit to print” is a motto of the newspaper industry designed …
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