alabama · books · southern history

Great author Meet & Greet at Tuscaloosa bookseller

Hilary Green, Assistant Professor, Gender and Race Studies, and I had a great time at Ernest and Hadley Booksellers in Tuscaloosa, AL. Indeed, today’s Author Meet and Greet at the new indie bookstore in Tuscaloosa went well. It was so good seeing so many of our colleagues, among them Susan Reynolds, Associate Editor of Alabama… Continue reading Great author Meet & Greet at Tuscaloosa bookseller

books · slavery

difficult conversations continue this week at state archives

I’m still reeling from seeing the ties between Chance the Rapper’s Best New Artist acceptance speech at last night’s Grammys. His mention of God several times and indeed, his performance beside a choir, pose tensions with today’s lecture in my “American Civilization to 1865” class. I addressed the Enlightenment and Great Awakening, two movements that… Continue reading difficult conversations continue this week at state archives