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Online Roundtable–Holly A. Pinheiro Jr.'s 'The Families’ Civil War'

Online Roundtable–Holly A. Pinheiro Jr.’s ‘The Families’ Civil War’

Black Perspectives, the award-winning blog of the African American Intellectual History Society (AAIHS), is hosting a roundtable on Holly A. Pinheiro Jr.’s  The Families’ …
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Race, Religion, and The History Behind ‘Heathen’

Race, Religion, and The History Behind ‘Heathen’

Heathen: Religion and Race in American History, by Kathryn Gin Lum, argues that the label of “heathen” denotes a broad …
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New England’s Unsung Black Liberation Movement

New England’s Unsung Black Liberation Movement

Zebulon Miletsky’s impressive book project, Before Busing: A History of Boston’s Long Black Freedom Struggle, weaves together 350 years of …
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