Year: 2024

Jolly Ranchers, Taffies, and Receipts

Jolly Ranchers, Taffies, and Receipts

By Cassander L. Smith The author of Race and Respectability in an Early Black Atlantic on what inspired her latest monograph. I don’t remember my exact age or the year,… READ MORE

Remembering the Empire of Brutality

Remembering the Empire of Brutality

By Christopher Michael Blakley Through the brutal incident described in this blog post, Christopher Michael Blakley demonstrates the indirect ways enslaved people fought back against the dehumanization they experienced at… READ MORE