African American History
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”
Annual Meeting, Perspectives Daily
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...
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.