African American History
AHA Member Spotlight: Roger Davidson Jr.
Matthew Keough | Jan 4, 2022Roger Davidson Jr. is an associate professor at Bowie State University.
Portrait of a Man
Everything Has a History
Brian Piper | Dec 28, 2021This daguerreotype invites us to explore the important history of how people of African descent participated in New Orleans's early photography scene.
A Tribute to Leon Litwack
From the Executive Director, In Memoriam
James Grossman and Waldo E. Martin | Dec 27, 2021Leon F. Litwack died on August 5, 2021, at the age of 91.
From Inclusive Public Schools to Divisive Concepts
Current Events in Historical Context, From the President
James H. Sweet | Dec 15, 2021His own experiences in public schools have influenced AHA president James H. Sweet’s views on recent “divisive concepts” debates.
Teacher, Mentor, Coach
Laura Ansley | Dec 14, 2021James H. Sweet, the AHA’s 138th president, shares his goals for his presidential term and reflects how his mentor Colin Palmer shaped his career.
Sylvia R. Frey (1935–2021)
Emily Clark | Nov 30, 2021Sylvia R. Frey, historian of the American Revolution and the Black Atlantic and professor emerita at Tulane University, died on...
Gary B. Nash (1933–2021)
Robin D. G. Kelley and Carla Gardina Pestana | Nov 30, 2021Gary B. Nash, historian of early America and of race in the United States, has died.
AHA Member Spotlight: G. Jasper Conner
Matthew Keough | Oct 8, 2021G. Jasper Conner is a PhD candidate at the College of William & Mary. He lives in Richmond, Virginia, and...
Mechal Sobel (1933–2021)
Sharon Halevi | Sep 30, 2021Mechal Sobel, historian of early American life and culture and African American history, died on March 24, 2021, in Haifa, Israel.