African American History

  • Marion Thompson Wright (1902–62)

    In Memoriam, Long Overdue

    Graham Hodges | Feb 28, 2023

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian Marion Thompson Wright, who died on October 26, 1962.
  • AHA Member Spotlight: Charlene J. Fletcher

    Perspectives Daily

    Matthew Keough | Feb 17, 2023

    Charlene J. Fletcher is an affiliate faculty in Africana studies and curatorial director at Indiana University—Purdue University Indianapolis and Conner...
  • Don’t Say Gay, Stop WOKE, Banned Books, and Anti-Trans Laws

    AHA Online, Perspectives Daily

    Laura Ansley | Feb 10, 2023

    A webinar on current controversies regarding history education and related issues featured the challenges facing teachers at all education levels.
  • Looking Back

    AHA Activities

    Mark Philip Bradley | Dec 27, 2022

    The latest AHR features the 1619 Project, W. E. B. Du Bois, transnational history, and the history of ideas.

Most Recent

  • W. E. B. Du Bois (1868–1963)

    David Levering Lewis | Dec 6, 2022

    This Long Overdue tribute honors historian W. E. B. Du Bois, who died on August 27, 1963.
  • Changing the Landscape

    Jody Lynn Allen | Oct 20, 2022

    Hearth: Memorial to the Enslaved is part of a project that has taken down walls between the community and the university.
  • A Bare and Open Truth

    VanJessica Gladney | Oct 19, 2022

    When a university denied its legacy, students and faculty stepped in to do the research.
  • Slavery’s Archive

    Cassandra Berman | Oct 18, 2022

    The first step in learning a history is accessing the documents that record it.
  • Working through Injustice

    Anthony Bogues | Oct 17, 2022

    Institutional histories balance between nostalgia and truth. How do members of those institutions cope?

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