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Crystal Feimster
April 26, 2013
New York Times op-ed by Crystal Feimster, “Rape and Justice in the Civil War” reveals the legal recourse that offered women protections against a wartime standard that...
Elizabeth Alexander
April 23, 2013
Elizabeth Alexander will deliver the Toni Morrison Lectures, sponsored by the Center for African American Studies and Princeton University Press, on Thursday, April 25, 5:30...
Crystal Feimster
March 21, 2013
In a YDN video, Crystal Feimster comments on the close professor-student interaction and other advantages of pursuing a small major. The video also features comments by...
Elijah Anderson
March 4, 2013
In his Huffington Post blog, Elijah Anderson discusses to what degree social attitudes toward race have changed in the nearly sixty year period marking the murder of two...
Black Citymakers book cover
March 1, 2013
Black Citymakers revisits the Black Seventh Ward, documenting a century of banking and tenement collapses, housing activism, black-led anti-urban renewal mobilization, and...
Crystal Feimster
February 4, 2013
In a radio interview, historian Crystal Feimster explains the role that laws of war played in providing a basis for poor white and black women to seek legal protections...
Elijah Anderson
January 29, 2013
Eli Anderson has been awarded the Cox-Johnson-Frazier Award, “given for work in the intellectual traditions of the African-American scholars W.E.B. DuBois, Oliver Cromwell...
William Casey King
January 18, 2013
Alum William Casey King (‘10) explores how “ambition,” as expressed in Barack H. Obama’s presidency, may redefine traditional expressions of this character trait as...
Elizabeth Alexander
January 18, 2013
Elizabeth Alexander talks about her role and experience being chosen as the poet for President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009 in a q&a with The National...
Robert Stepto
January 18, 2013
Robert Stepto is the featured speaker at a special Shabbat service to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr., to be held at Congregation B’nai Jacob, 75 Rimmon Road, in...
Terri Francis
January 17, 2013
In her CNN.com op-ed, Terri Francis commits herself to engage in the public discourse on gun violence and challenges the rest of us to do so as well (“Gun control: It’s...

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