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Congratulations to AHA member Mia Bay (Univ. of Pennsylvania) and fellow historian Mae Ngai (Columbia Univ.), who were each awarded the 2022 Bancroft Prize. Bay won for her book Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance (Belknap Press of Harvard Univ. Press), while Ngai won for The Chinese Question: The Gold Rushes and Global Politics (W.W. Norton). The Bancroft Prize, “considered one of the most prestigious honors in the field of American history,” is awarded annually by Columbia University.