Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., in today’s New York Times, marked the official opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, DC. The essay frames beautifully the stakes and hopes for this important day in our history.
Professor John Mugane and the African Language Program which he has built and led so ably for more than a decade are featured in a new piece in the Harvard Gazette. It is a terrifically well done article, capturing the innovativeness, breadth, excitement and agenda-setting quality of our African Language Program:
AAAS Professors Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, Elizabeth Hinton, Walter Johnson, and Brandon Terry headlined a discussion on #blacklivesmatter on Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2015, convened by professor Kirsten Weld and brought to you by the Harvard University Department of History and History Design Studio.
Professor Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham's book, Righteous Discontent, and conception of the term "politics of respectability" were discussed in a recent Boston Globe editorial, "The new face of civil rights."