Author Brian Shellum will speak as a panel member at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) during its very first military history symposium titled: “Double Victory: The African American Military Experience.” The panel is called … Continue reading Author Brian Shellum at National Museum of African American History and Culture
Douglas Branson is the author of Greatness in the Shadows: Larry Doby and Integration of the American League (Nebraska 2016). He is the W. Edward Sell Chair in Business Law at the University of Pittsburgh. I am a Cleveland Indians … Continue reading From the Desk of Douglas Branson: What a World Series!
This Saturday the Smithsonian will open its newest branch, the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC), in Washington DC. The building itself is an architectural wonder, modeled after a wooden sculpture by the Yoruba artist Olowe of Ise. Inside, … Continue reading Reading List: National Museum of African American History and Culture
The following is an excerpt from Holding On: African American Women Surviving HIV/AIDS (June 2016) by Alyson O’Daniel. Hidden in Plain Sight In 2009 I sat with Lady E. in an HIV/AIDS service organization’s conference room as she described a recent relapse … Continue reading Excerpt: Holding On
Amy Helene Forss has a PhD in African American history and teaches at Metropolitan Community College in Omaha, Nebraska. Her work has appeared in journals such as Nebraska History and Great Plains Quarterly. She is the author of Black Print … Continue reading From the desk of Amy Helene Forss: The Scoop on Mildred D. Brown
An excerpt from The Southern Exodus to Mexico: Migration across the Borderlands after the American Civil War (March 2015) by Todd W. Wahlstrom, new in the Borderlands and Transcultural Studies Series. Introduction Isham G. Harris left for Mexico with a price on … Continue reading EXCERPT: The Southern Exodus to Mexico