Hopi | Outings in PA | Dawn of Detroit | Disappeared | #PoorPeoplesCampaign

  A small but powerful exhibit, shows intense commitment to the power of individual artists, within the broader context of communal history. Finding individuals in the archaeology record is difficult, such logic goes, and is impossible to properly credit work to a particular artist. It would be easy to have these ceramic vessels begin to […]

BLOG BONUS | How Ghost Tours Often Exploit African-American History | Three Brave Men

Historian Tiya Miles’ new book “Tales from the Haunted South” takes a hard look at Southern ghost tours. University of Michigan professor and MacArthur “Genius Grant” recipient Tiya Miles joins Here & Now’s Robin Young to talk about “Tales from the Haunted South: Dark Tourism and Memories of Slavery from the Civil War Era.” MUST […]

Historians against Slavery: Tiya Miles

Using History to Make Slavery History, Guest Post by Tiya Miles SOURCE In this special guest post, Tiya Miles, professor of history at the University of Michigan, a 2011 MacArthur Foundation Fellowship winner, and founder of ECO Girls, shares her thoughts on a recent conference connecting the history of enslavement to the continuation of unjust […]