African American History
From Jazz Clubs to Barbershops and Museums
Karen Lou | Apr 15, 2021When Pixar decided to make their first animated film with a Black lead, they turned to historians and other consultants to get it right.
Grant of the Week: The HistoryMakers Innovations in Pedagogy & Teaching Fellowships
Karen Lou | Apr 12, 2021The HistoryMakers is is now accepting applications for its 2021 Innovations in Pedagogy & Teaching Fellowships.
The Perpetual Newness of Black History
Ben Vinson III | Feb 26, 2021Although being new can be exciting, and can legitimately advance scholarly conversations, there are real dangers in perpetual disciplinary novelty.
AHA Member Spotlight: Susan Kwosek
Matthew Keough | Feb 12, 2021Susan Kwosek is an assistant professor at South Carolina State University. She lives in Bowman, South Carolina, and has been a member since 2017.
As Many Voices As Possible
Laura Ansley | Feb 11, 2021In Four Hundred Souls, Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha N. Blain rallied 90 Black writers to build a sweeping, community history of African America.
AHA Member Spotlight: R. Isabela Morales
Matthew Keough | Jan 29, 2021R. Isabela Morales is a manager of exhibition development at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum. She lives in Newark, New...
Racist Histories and the AHA
Sarah Weicksel and James Grossman | Jan 27, 2021The AHA has begun an initiative to document and reckon with the Association's role in the dissemination and legitimation of...
Diversity Demands Struggle
David A. Varel | Jan 26, 2021Lawrence Reddick, an important figure in Black history during the mid-20th century, fought to center the work and perspectives of Black historians.
Grant of the Week: NHPRC-Mellon Start-Up Grants for Collaborative Digital Editions
Karen Lou | Jan 25, 2021The National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), with funding provided by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, is noe accepting...