Tag: Black History Month

Race, ethnicity, and policing

Last year, the killings of unarmed black men by white police officers—the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and the chokehold death of Eric Garner in New York City—sparked… READ MORE

Black History—or Histories—Month?

—Andrea C. Abrams A few months ago, a student penned an article for my college’s newspaper on the proper appellation for people of African descent in the United States. He… READ MORE

Black History Month, post-racial style

—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…. READ MORE

Read: Introduction to Ghosts of Jim Crow

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… READ MORE