Black History Month, post-racial style

February 13, 2014 nyupressblog 1

—Catherine R. Squires I was pleased to be invited by NYU Press to blog about Black History Month, a celebration that some who believe we’re “post-racial” would say is unnecessary. When I was a kid,

Read: Introduction to Ghosts of Jim Crow

February 26, 2013 nyupressblog 0

February is drawing to a close, and we’d like to kick off the last few days of Black History Month by featuring the introduction to F. Michael Higginbotham’s forthcoming book, Ghosts of Jim Crow: Ending Racism in

NYU Press celebrates Black History Month!

February 11, 2013 nyupressblog 0

February marks the month-long celebration of the history, influences, and contributions of African American people and culture. To honor Black History Month this year, we’re offering 20% off some of our favorite books in African American

Rethinking Black History Month

February 23, 2012 nyupressblog 1

—Kidada E. Williams, author of They Left Great Marks on Me: African American Testimonies of Racial Violence from Emancipation to World War I It happens every term. An enthusiastic African American student comes up to me

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