African American History
AHA Member Spotlight: Arwin D. Smallwood
Matthew Keough | Oct 16, 2018Arwin D. Smallwood is professor and chair of the Department of History and Political Science at North Carolina Agricultural and...
Ira Berlin (1941–2018)
Julie Greene | Oct 1, 2018A towering historian of the African American experience, Ira Berlin passed away on June 5, 2018, at the age of 77.
AHA Member Spotlight: Jocelyn Imani
Matthew Keough | May 8, 2018Jocelyn Imani is principal consultant at Cultural Interpretation Consultants, LLC. She researches student activism and cultural expression during the Black Power era.
Lerone Bennett Jr. (1928–2018)
Daryl Michael Scott | May 1, 2018Lerone Bennet Jr., a historian of Black America, passed away on February 14, 2018.
AHA Member Spotlight: Paula C. Austin
Matthew Keough | Apr 10, 2018Paula Austin is assistant professor at California State University, Sacramento. Her research interests include African American history and urban history.
AHA Member Spotlight: Joshua Wright
Matthew Keough | Apr 3, 2018Joshua Wright is associate professor of history and coordinator for the Social Studies Teacher Education Program at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore.
Grant of the Week: Marcus Garvey Memorial Foundation Research Grant
Zoe Jackson | Mar 7, 2018The Marcus Garvey Memorial Foundation Research Grant supports doctoral candidates researching African American, African, and African diaspora history/studies.
Part of the Religious DNA
Ethan Ehrenhaft | Feb 22, 2018Scholars at the AHA annual meeting discussed the history of Islam in America and the challenges American Muslims have faced historically.
A Difficult Past: Interpreting Slavery at Presidential Plantations
Zoë Jackson | Feb 16, 2018News