A New Tool Hopes to Uncover the Lost Ancestry of Enslaved African Americans
Prior to 1870, records rarely noted names of enslaved and formerly-enslaved people—this database is pooling resources to render a more complete picture.
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During Women’s History Month, a history professor and two students reflect on their quest to tell the stories of those too often left out.
UMD expert spills the very British tea on the Netflix series.
UMD researcher co-leads new digital collection piecing together histories of enslaved peoples.
New forum will explore how capitalism has changed across time and space.
Amid national movement, holiday still marks a complicated emancipation.
The history major is interning at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture.
New Civil War Essay from Rick Bell
David Sicilia's New Book on
James Z. Gao Obituary
History Major Perkovich Wins Dean's Senior Scholar Award
George P. Majeska Obituary
History Major Marjorie Antonio Named Merrill Scholar
The talk is part of a series centering ARHU faculty expertise on issues of systemic racism, inequality and social justice.
1970s filmmaking left a rebellious legacy. A UMD class explains how.
Alum’s new book highlights African Americans’ relationship to Lincoln.
Jonathan White Illuminates African American Civil War Esperience