From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States’ Rights, and the Federal Government

  Carol Gelderman is a Distinguished Professor of English at the University of New Orleans. She has written eight books, including A Free Man of Color and His Hotel (Potomac Books, 2012). James Wormley, the free man of color of the book’s … Continue reading From the Desk of Carol Gelderman: James A. Wormley, States’ Rights, and the Federal Government

Reading List: National Museum of African American History and Culture

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