The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is celebrating the 50th anniversary of its Department of Black Studies between 2021 and 2023. The UNO Black Studies department, established in 1971, was created through student activism, community engagement, and the tireless work of faculty and staff. Read More
On the morning of April 1, 2022, I was among throngs of remote researchers who visited the National Archives and Records Administration website to access data from the newly released 1950 Census. I had waited thirteen years to answer one research question: Who was the Black woman working in a family home that I had first researched in 2009? Read More
Editor’s note: This is the first of two posts about the Sanders-Bullitt Digital Collection at the Filson Historical Society.
The core component of The Filson Historical Society’s latest digital collection featured a reworking of the Bullitt Family Papers to highlight the people they enslaved, including the Sanders, Green, and Taylor families, among others. Read More