African American history

  • No Longer Invisible, An African American Woman’s Journey

    by Ida E. Jones

    In Rosalyn Terborg-Penn direct confrontation with the sexism of some African American male scholars and racism of some white women scholars, she co-founded the Association of Black Women Historians. 

  • The Long History of American Slavery Reparations

    by Manisha Sinha

    From the colonial era to today, the bitter legacy of bondage and racial oppression has sparked demands for compensation, with some successes and many broken promises.

  • The Problem with The Rosa Parks Barbie

    by Andrea S. Johnson

    Rosa Parks wasn't just a tired seamstress with aching feet. The true story of Rosa Parks that historians have worked hard to reconstruct is continually lost in public consumption.