Mapping the Black Imaginary: Race, Space, and Power
Julian Chambliss delivered a keynote lecture at the 2019 Digital Humanities Forum at the University of Kansas. During the lecture, Dr. Chambliss discussed “Mapping Black Imaginaries and Geographies”, a new project within the Consortium for Critical Diversity in a Digital Age (CEDAR). A resource from the Faith and Folklore: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in the 20th Century webinar from March 5, 2021.
Beyond the Black Panther: Visions of Afrofuturism in American Comics
Julian Chambliss, one of the participating panelists of the conversation series, curated an exhibit on Black Panther and Afrofuturism. Many of the themes discussed in the exhibit resonate with the work of Zora Neale Hurston and the notion of African Americans imagining a future different from the Jim Crow era. A resource from the Faith and Folklore: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in the 20th Century webinar from March 5, 2021.
Emancipation in Florida: A Historical Overview
This collection of primary resources tells the story of emancipation history in Florida and Texas, showing the distinction between how news regarding the end of slavery spread among the two states. A resource from the Faith and Folklore: Sites and Black Women’s Stories in the 20th Century webinar from March 5, 2021.
Bibliography on the Civil Rights Movement in Florida
Irvin Winsboro, a series panelist, compiled a bibliographic collection of books, articles, and book chapters on the Civil Rights movement in Florida. A resource from the “I Am a Man”: The Struggle for Civil Rights in Florida webinar from November 2, 2020.
Honoring Florida’s Emancipation Day: A Panel Discussion
On February 11, 2021, the Tallahassee Historical Society hosted a discussion on Florida’s Emancipation Day. The panel: Althemese Barnes, Clifton Lewis, Jarvis Rosier, and Diane Williams-Cox. A resource from Reconstruction and the Jim Crow Era webinar from October 29, 2020.
La Florida Race Relations Bibliographic Resources
A bibliography consisting of books and articles related to the First Spanish Period (1513-1762), British Occupation (1763-1783), and the Second Spanish Period (1784-1821). A resource from The Spanish Colonial and Slavery Eras in Florida webinar from October 22, 2020.
Excellence with Caring: The History of Florida A&M University
The passage of the 19th Amendment granted women the right to vote. Despite the constitutional security granted by the amendment, Black women–and Black men–were not able to exercise voting privileges. This did not prevent Black women from engaging in political organizing and registering others to vote. When Black women were finally able to vote with the passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, Black women began to enter national politics in force.
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