Perspectives Summer Columns

  • (Re)visioning Past and Present

    Perspectives Daily

    Natalie D. McDonald | Sep 21, 2023

    Old public art can always spark new conversations.
  • Rhiannon Giddens's "Build a House"

    Perspectives Daily

    Bethany Bell | Aug 24, 2023

    In four minutes, folk musician Rhiannon Giddens relates 400 years of Black history.
  • The Next Step

    Perspectives Daily

    Dariel Chaidez Rivota | Aug 23, 2023

    With the community’s adults on board with his local history program, Dariel Chaidez Rivota turned to the most important population: students.
  • Remnants of a Radical Hope

    Perspectives Daily

    Natalie D. McDonald | Aug 22, 2023

    Recovering the memory of New Deal murals that no longer exist can be a difficult task.

Most Recent

  • Beyoncé's "Formation"

    Bethany Bell | Jul 26, 2023

    In a music video, Beyoncé takes viewers on an imaginative journey of Black ownership and community building.
  • Getting the Ball Rolling

    Dariel Chaidez Rivota | Jul 19, 2023

    One new high school history teacher forged a place for himself in his new community: as school historian.
  • Meet the 2023 Perspectives Daily Summer Columnists

    Laura Ansley | Jun 1, 2023

    Introducing the three graduate students who will write about music and memory, a high school’s embrace of local history, and...
  • Want to Write for the AHA?

    AHA Staff | Mar 23, 2023

    A key skill for historians—whether they work in academia, public history, archives, publishing, or b...
  • From Archival Theory to Practice

    Fernando Amador II | Sep 22, 2022

    What is a community but an archive waiting to be assembled?

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