- The Ways We Inherit Historical Traumas, via @nytimes https://t.co/VZMmp1YrHs 07:08:06 AM September 18, 2017 from NYTimes for iPad - Breaking N...
- John Parrish, Quaker, c. 1805 "Notes on Abolition"--"it will not suffice to say 'I treat my slave well'" #slavery https://t.co/eML3oAFx2V 08:47:19 AM September 11, 2017 from Twitter Web Client
Category Archives: African American
Remarks given at Cum Laude Induction Episcopal High School Alexandria, Virginia April 15, 2016 Congratulations to the cum laude inductees and thank you for inviting me to speak with you today. It is a great honor to be here at … Continue reading
Last night I went to Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln with my Civil War and Reconstruction class at the University of Nebraska. The theater was sold out for both showings. We actually had to sit in the very front row of the … Continue reading
On Friday two of my students in History received their Masters. I am very proud of both of them for the hard work they put into their theses and the research they conducted. Congratulations Kaci and Trevor! Kaci Nash wrote … Continue reading
The New York Times Opinionator Disunion series published my piece this morning “Been Workin’ on the Railroad.” This piece tells the story of Samuel Ballton, an enslaved railroad worker, who leaves slavery and joins the Union Army in the spring … Continue reading