Cindy R. Lobel (1970–2018)
Megan J. Elias and Timothy Gilfoyle | Feb 11, 2019The history community mourns the loss of Cindy R. Lobel, who died on October 2.
Arnold Hirsch (1950–2018)
Günter Bischof | Oct 1, 2018Arnold Hirsch passed away after a long struggle with Parkinson’s disease at his home in Chicago on March 19, 2018.
Raising a Stink
Chelsea Denault | Sep 6, 2018Working in sustainability provided Denault unique insights into why Detroit once built the world’s largest trash incinerator.
Demolishing “Participatory Dictatorship”
AHA Today, From the National History Center
Andrew Demshuk | May 21, 2018The destruction of Leipzig's University Church in 1968 revealed the insincerity of the German Democratic Republic's rhetoric of "people's democracy," writes Andrew Demshuk.
AHA Member Spotlight: Paula C. Austin
Matthew Keough | Apr 10, 2018Paula Austin is assistant professor at California State University, Sacramento. Her research interests include African American history and urban history.
AHA Member Spotlight: Matthew Spady
Matthew Keough | Feb 21, 2018atthew Spady is an independent historian and director of the Audubon Park Alliance.
Zachary Schrag | Jan 4, 2018Recent problems with the DC Metro suggest a need for more histories of maintenance on public transit systems and other infrastructure projects, writes Zachary Schrag.
The Rise and Fall of DC’s Chinatown
Shaobin Zheng | Dec 29, 2017Even though only 300 Chinese Americans remain in DC's Chinatown, the neighborhood attests to the community's vibrant history in the city, writes Shaobin Zheng.
Brenda E. Stevenson | Apr 28, 2017Latasha Harlins’s murder and its contested treatment in the Los Angeles courts led to much of the destruction caused by the 1992 Los Angeles riot/insurrection.