African American History

  • Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (1874–1938)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Vanessa K. Valdés | Mar 26, 2024

    This Long Overdue tribute honors archivist and promoter of history Arturo Alfonso Schomburg, who died on June 10, 1938.
  • Contact Binaries

    From the President

    Thavolia Glymph | Mar 7, 2024

    Tiny asteroids can help us think about the practice of history.
  • Benjamin Griffith Brawley (1882–1939)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Eric Medlin | Jan 31, 2024

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Benjamin Griffith Brawley, who died in 1939.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Robert Greene II

    Perspectives Daily

    AHA Staff | Jan 26, 2024

    Robert Greene II is an assistant professor of history at Claflin University. He lives in Cayce, South Carolina, and has been a member since 2022.

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  • You Must Learn

    Austin McCoy | Jan 22, 2024

    Using sources including rap lyrics, albums, and music videos and visual art like graffiti, one historian pushes his students to think historically about hip-hop culture.
  • Southern Hospitality?

    Jessica Carbone | Jan 19, 2024

    Barbecue is a cornerstone of American cuisine, containing all of the contradictions of the country itself.
  • The Irretrievable Past?

    Thavolia Glymph | Jan 17, 2024

    So much of daily life cannot be easily captured by the sources historians are most prone to use. How can...
  • Medicalized Enslavement, Disability, and Southeast Asian Art

    Mark Philip Bradley | Dec 15, 2023

    Get a peek inside the latest issue of the AHR.
  • Carey H. Latimore IV (1975–2022)

    Lauren Turek and Anene Ejikeme | Nov 1, 2023

    On July 26, 2022, Carey Harvey Latimore IV passed away in San Antonio, Texas.

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