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Finding Freedom Through Oysters in 19th Century New York (Part One)
Black History Month Feature: The history of Thomas Downing's legacy regarding the oyster industry in 19th century New York.
Revisiting the CCC
A new digital archive about the Civilian Conservation Corps aims to revive knowledge about the CCC’s role providing opportunities for recreation and leisure to Virginia’s common people.
On "A Case for Colonialism"
A review of the controversy surrounding “The Case for Colonialism,” which appeared in the journal Third World Quarterly in September.
“Where You are From, and Where Your Blood is in the Ground”: Screening An Outrage
Students viewed the documentary "An Outrage: a documentary film about lynching in the American South" as part of Dr. Booker’s HI 254 Modern American History class.
Interview: Filmakers of "An Outrage: a documentary film about lynching in the American South"
This post is an interview with NC State History MA Student Andrew Sperling and filmmakers Lance Warren and Hannah Ayers. On September 19, 2017, they screened An Outrage for history students and interested visitors at NC State.
Legacy Contamination: Where the Rubble Hits the Road
Legacy Contamination: Where the Past is Present