Jason Young

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Jason Young Associate Professor of History University of Michigan   Jason Young is Associate Professor of History at the University of Michigan.  He is the author of Rituals of Resistance: African Atlantic Religion in Kongo and the Lowcounrty Region of Georgia and South Carolina in the Era of Slavery, an exploration into the religious and […]


Ato Quayson

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Ato Quayson, FGA, FRSC, FBA Professor of English Stanford University   Ato Quayson is a Fellow of the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Society of Canada, and in 2019 was elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy. He is Professor of English at Stanford. He studied for his undergraduate degree at the University of Ghana […]


Ana Lucia Araujo

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Ana Lucia Araujo Professor of History Howard University   Ana Lucia Araujo is Professor of History at historically black Howard University in Washington DC, United States. She is author of seven single-authored books, including Slavery in the Age of Memory: Engaging the Past (Bloomsbury Academic, 2020), Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational […]


Nwando Achebe

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Nwando Achebe Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History Michigan State University   Nwando Achebe (pronounced: Wan-do Ah-chě-bě; [pronunciation key: ě as in pet]), the Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History, is a multi-award-winning historian, and Faculty Excellence Advocate of the College of Social Science at Michigan State University. She is the founding editor-in-chief of […]


Rober Trent Vinson

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Robert Trent Vinson, President Professor of History & Africana Studies William & Mary   Robert Trent Vinson is the Frances L. and Edwin L. Cummings Professor of History and Africana Studies at William & Mary. He received his Ph.D. in African History from Howard University. Vinson has written The Americans are Coming!: The Dream of […]


Benjamin Talton

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Ben Talton Associate Professor of History Temple University   I am an Associate Professor of History in the Department of History at Temple University. Previously, I was an Assistant Professor at Hofstra University, and Visiting Senior Lecturer and Scholar-in-Resident at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, in Kumasi, Ghana. I hold a PhD from […]


Peggy Piesche

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Peggy Piesche Consultant for Diversity, Intersectionality and Decoloniality (D.I.D.) Federal Agency for Civic Education, Germany   Peggy Piesche is a literary and Cultural Studies scholar whose work is centered in Black European Studies. She is the senior policy advisor on intersectionality, diversity and decoloniality at the federal agency for civic education (bpb) in Berlin, Germany. Born […]


Evelyne Laurent-Perrault

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Evelyne Laurent-Perrault Assistant Professor History Department University of California Santa Barbara   Born and raised in Venezuela from Haitian and Venezuelan parents, Laurent-Perrault recently completed her PhD in History at New York University. Her dissertation, “Black Honor, Intellectual Marronage, and the Law in Venezuela, 1760-1809,” explores Afro-descendants’ intellectual contributions to the political debates, during the […]


Laurie Lambert

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Laurie Lambert Assistant Professor of African American and African American Studies Fordham University   Laurie R. Lambert is an interdisciplinary scholar, working at the intersection of literature and history in African Diaspora Studies. Before joining the faculty at Fordham, Lambert was Assistant Professor of African American and African Studies at the University of California, Davis, […]


Sonya Maria Johnson

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Sonya Maria Johnson Michigan State University   Sonya Maria Johnson, Ph.D., holds a Dual Major Ph.D. in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and African American & African Studies from Michigan State University. She is the Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor of Religious Studies in the Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies at Beloit College. Johnson’s current research and […]