History Department
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"#Blacklivesmatter Till They Don't: Slavery's Lasting Legacy" - Daina Ramey Berry co-authors op-ed in “The American Prospect”

Mon, December 8, 2014
Prof. Berry

Daina Ramey Berry, associate professor of history and African diaspora studies at UT Austin and a Public Voices Fellow with the Op-Ed Project, and Jennifer L. Morgan, professor of social and cultural analysis and history at New York University and currently a member of the Institute of Advanced Studies in Princeton, published a co-authored op-ed piece examining the historical value of black life and the casual killing of Eric Garner in “The American Prospect,” December 5, 2014.

Read the full story here:

#Blacklivesmatter Till They Don't: Slavery's Lasting Legacy, in “The American Prospect,” Dec. 5, 2014

Read more of Dr. Berry’s commentary and other news this semester, at:

"In Texas, history of slavery unique — but not 'brief,’" in the San Antonio Times, Nov. 8, 2014

"Slavery in America: back in the headlines," in The Conversation

"Harvesting Cotton-Field Capitalism," in the New York Times, Oct. 3, 2014

"City’s Municipal Slavery Project wins statewide award," in Savannah Morning News, Dec. 2, 2014

See also-  "Daina Ramey Berry Wins NEH Fellowship for research on social, economic history of slavery in the U.S."


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