African American History

  • AHA Member Spotlight: Francena Turner

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | May 12, 2022

    Francena Turner is an adjunct lecturer of history at Fayetteville State University and a CLIR/Mellon Fellow and postdoctoral associate for...
  • Grant of the Week: Network to Freedom Grants

    Perspectives Daily

    Alana Venable | May 10, 2022

    The National Park Service National Underground Railroad Network to Freedom Program is now accepting applications for 2022 grant funding. 
  • Empires, Families, and Engaged History

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Apr 28, 2022

    Questions of empire, race, family, and knowledge production weave throughout the articles in the latest AHR issue.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Donna A. Patterson

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Apr 22, 2022

    Donna A. Patterson is a professor and chair of the Department of History, Political Science, and Philosophy at Delaware State...

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  • AHA Member Spotlight: Laura F. Edwards

    Matthew Keough | Apr 15, 2022

    Laura F. Edwards is the Class of 1921 Bicentennial Professor in the History of American Law and Liberty in the...
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Cherisse Jones-Branch

    Matthew Keough | Mar 25, 2022

    Cherisse Jones-Branch is dean of the Graduate School at Arkansas State University. She lives in Jonesboro, Arkansas, and has been a member since 2002.
  • Finding Our Roots?

    James H. Sweet | Mar 22, 2022

    DNA tests have become popular tools to rediscover lost ties to the past, but the links they forge do not...
  • Activism on Screen

    Laura Ansley | Mar 2, 2022

    The AHA’s 16th annual film festival included two film screenings during AHA22 Online.
  • Julius S. Scott (1955–2021)

    Vincent Brown, Laurent Dubois, and Jennifer L. Morgan | Feb 28, 2022

    Julius S. Scott III, author of The Common Wind, has died.
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