May 2018

In Memoriam

Lerone Bennett Jr. (1928–2018)
By Daryl Michael Scott

Charles Joyner (1935–2016)
By Orville Vernon Burton

Phyllis B. Roberts (1932–2018)
By Beverly Mayne Kienzle and Anne T. Thayer

On the Cover

Twenty years ago, transgender history was a marginal field of study. Today, it is vibrant and full of potential. But what is trans history, what are its objects of study, and what are the interventions it’s trying to make? AHA associate editor, publications, Kritika Agarwal contributes this month’s feature on how the field is taking shape and where it’s headed next.