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How a Black writer in 19th-century America used humor to combat...

Rodney Taylor, University of South Carolina Any writer has to struggle with the dilemma of staying true to their...

When Black kids – shut out from the whitewashed world of...

Paige Gray, Savannah College of Art and Design Hanging on the wall in my office is the framed cover...

Harriet Tubman: Biden revives plan to put a Black woman of...

Robert Gudmestad, Colorado State University The Biden administration has revived a plan to put Harriet Tubman on the US$20 bill after Donald Trump’s Treasury secretary...

On the 100th anniversary of the Negro Leagues, a look back...

Rob Ruck, University of Pittsburgh During the half century that baseball was divided by a color line, black America created a sporting world of its...

3 ways to improve education about slavery in the US

Tiffany Mitchell Patterson, West Virginia University When it comes to teaching students about slavery in the United States, teachers often stumble through the topic. In...

Teaching hope during the 2020 campaign season

Sarah Stitzlein, University of Cincinnati The 2020 presidential election campaign has already started. Election campaigns inspire hope, but they can also quickly lead to political...

African rhythms, ideas of sin and the Hammond organ: A brief...

Robert Stephens, University of Connecticut The enslaved Africans who first arrived in the British colony of Virginia in 1619 after being forcefully removed from their...

Even before sanctuary cities, here’s how black Americans protected fugitive slaves

Even before sanctuary cities, here's how black Americans protected fugitive slaves Barbara Krauthamer, University of Massachusetts Amherst Over the past few days, the national climate has...

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Is youth football past its prime?

Roger Pielke Jr., University of Colorado High school football participation may have peaked. That’s the argument I make in a recent analysis for the international...