African American History
The World-Class Photography of Ebony and Jet Is Priceless History. It’s Still Up for Sale.
Allison Miller | Jul 9, 2019Historians are concerned about what might happen to the legendary photo archive of the Johnson Publishing Company when it goes up for auction.
Grant of the Week: NEH Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Elyse Martin | Jun 19, 2019Applications for the NEH's Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities are due July 12, 2019.
An Act of “Tactical History”
Karen Sieber | Jun 3, 2019Frustrated by a lack of easily accessible materials on the Red Summer, Sieber took to the road and created a digital archive.
T.K. Hunter (1956–2018)
Adrienne Monteith Petty and Scott A. Sandage | May 20, 2019T.K. Hunter, an Atlantic, legal, and art historian, died suddenly of congestive heart failure and multi-organ damage on December 17, 2018.
AHA Member Spotlight: Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie
Matthew Keough | Feb 5, 2019Jeffrey R. Kerr-Ritchie is a professor of history at Howard University.
AHA Member Spotlight: Ofosuwa M. Abiola
Matthew Keough | Dec 4, 2018Ofosuwa Abiola is an assistant professor at Howard University.
“We’re Not Just Students, We Are Organizers”
Elizabeth Todd-Breland | Nov 29, 2018In 1963, Black students desegregated Chicago’s schools. In 2018, student activists are drawing inspiration from their predecessors.
Cataloging Black Knowledge
Zita Cristina Nunes | Nov 20, 2018A “bibliomaniac” forged an alternative to Eurocentric library classifications.
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...