July 13, 2010
A review of Faces of America: How 12 Extraordinary People Discovered their Pasts, by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., at Kirkus. The complex immigrant story of the United States viewed through… READ MORE
June 21, 2010
An op-ed by Mary Niall Mitchell at History News Network. Her book, Raising Freedom’s Child: Black Children and Visions of the Future after Slavery, is now available in paperback. For… READ MORE
June 2, 2010
From the 5/24/10 issue of Publishers Weekly Faces of America: How 12 Extraordinary People Discovered Their Pasts Henry Louis Gates Jr. , New York Univ. Press Mitochondrial DNA, passed from… READ MORE
April 19, 2010
If We Must Die by Claude McKay If we must die–let it not be like hogs Hunted and penned in an inglorious spot, While round us bark the mad and… READ MORE
February 11, 2010
NYU Press is excited to announce that it will be publishing the companion book to the PBS Series “Faces of America,” which you can see on your local PBS station… READ MORE
January 12, 2010
Hasan Kwame Jeffries, author of Bloody Lowndes, discusses the Senate Majority Leader’s recently revealed racist remarks at Huffington Post. Over the weekend, another white guy stuck his foot in his… READ MORE
September 25, 2009
Another great interview with Prof. Jeffries about Bloody Lowndes, this one from GritTV.
September 10, 2009
Hasan Jeffries brought his book, Bloody Lowndes: Civil Rights and Black Power in Alabama’s Black Belt, to the county where it happened in rural Alabama.