February 2, 2021
—Michelle D. Commander
A profoundly personal story, Avidly Reads Passages is my journey into the past to gain better understandings about slavery and white supremacy and how they reverberate and threaten Black lives in our own times.
January 5, 2021
As we celebrate the life and legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., we look to his role as a leading figure in the African American church. Browse eBooks on the history of Black religion for just $1.99 each throughout January!
December 7, 2020
—Louis A. DeCaro, Jr.
The author of The Untold Story of Shields Green explores the life of a Harper’s Ferry raider, and his representation in a recent film
November 20, 2020
Misogynoir is not simply the racism that Black women encounter, nor is it the misogyny Black women negotiate; it is the uniquely synergistic force of these two oppressions amalgamating into something more harmful than its parts.
November 10, 2020
Historian Donna T. Haverty-Stacke discusses one of the women who paved the way for VP-Elect Kamala Harris’ historic win
August 24, 2020
—Gregory S. Parks and Matthew W. Hughey
Harris’s acknowledgment of these organizations during her acceptance speech served—knowingly or unknowingly—as an effective way to mobilize the political power of their college and alumni members.
July 7, 2020
—Paula C. Austin
Young Black people’s engagement in campaigns against anti-Black violence has a long history, even well beyond what many conventionally understand to be the civil rights movement.
June 24, 2020
Celebrated historian reflects on our world today and what Black scholarship means to our future.