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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
prospect.org/article/blacklivesmatter-till-they-dont-slaverys-lasting-legacy

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
mysanantonio.com/opinion/commentary/article/In-Texas-history-of-slavery-unique-but-not-5879057.php

"Slavery in America: back in the headlines," in The Conversation
theconversation.com/slavery-in-america-back-in-the-headlines-33004

"Harvesting Cotton-Field Capitalism," in the New York Times, Oct. 3, 2014
nytimes.com/2014/10/04/books/the-half-has-never-been-told-follows-the-money-of-slavery.html?_r=0

"City’s Municipal Slavery Project wins statewide award," in Savannah Morning News, Dec. 2, 2014
savannahnow.com/your-good-news/2014-11-18/city-s-municipal-slavery-project-wins-statewide-award

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See also-  "Daina Ramey Berry Wins NEH Fellowship for research on social, economic history of slavery in the U.S."
www.utexas.edu/cola/depts/history/news/7341

 

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