African American History
Building Archives, Training Scholars
Allison Robinson | Sep 3, 2020Working with two digital history projects during her MA studies taught Allison Robinson the value of digital work.
So Far Away from 1965
Julian Zelizer | Aug 24, 2020The 1965 Voting Rights Act worked but its promise has never been fulfilled.
Between Africa and America
Nemata Blyden and Jeannette Eileen Jones | Aug 20, 2020Black Americans and African immigrants have influenced American policy toward the continent for centuries.
A Monument to Black Resistance and Strength
Chris Myers Asch and George Derek Musgrove | Aug 5, 2020The Washington, DC, Emancipation Memorial's complex history complicates discussions of its possible removal.
AHA Member Spotlight: William King
Matthew Keough | Jun 19, 2020William King is professor emeritus of Afroamerican studies at the University of Colorado, Boulder. He lives in Lafayette, Colorado, and...
Defund the Police
Austin McCoy | Jun 12, 2020Historian Austin McCoy analyzes protest slogans, which can spark debate about a movement's demands, goals, and paths forward.
Rumors of War Arrives in the South
Ryan K. Smith | May 18, 2020The erection of a Kehinde Wiley statue in the former Confederate capital is part of Richmond's latest struggle with Civil War history.
AHA Member Spotlight: Celso Thomas Castilho
Matthew Keough | May 7, 2020Celso Thomas Castilho is an associate professor at Vanderbilt University. He lives in Nashville, Tennessee, and has been a member since 2008.
AHA Member Spotlight: Jonathan Holloway
Matthew Keough | Apr 2, 2020Jonathan Holloway is provost of Northwestern University and has been named the next president of Rutgers University. He lives in...