Voting rights still need to be protected

President Johnson signs the Voting Rights Act of 1965 If you have seen the movie Selma, you will be reminded that the securing of voting rights for African Americans is still something relatively new.  Though Congress passed the 15th Amendment as long ago as 1870...
Words Matter and a Film Review

Words Matter and a Film Review

  Charleston. Charlottesville. Pittsburgh. NO!  This cannot be happening again.  We can not be silent. We are grieving but we will not be silent. On June 17, 2015, Dylann Roof, a twenty one year old white supremacist murdered nine African Americans who were attending...
America: a place of refuge?

America: a place of refuge?

Today for my class on Holocaust history, we watched the film, Woman in Gold.   The film is about an Austrian Holocaust survivor,  Maria Altmann, who discovered late in life that a famous painting of her aunt  was stolen by the Nazis. With the help of a young Jewish...
Book Award and Jamaicans Advocate for Windrush Generation

Book Award and Jamaicans Advocate for Windrush Generation

Alford Gardner, SS Windrush passenger   Full Professor and Book award This month marks the first month of my promotion to full professor.  I have to confess that when I started on this journey I did not think all these years later I would still be in academia or that...
Find Anne C. Bailey's non-fiction book : The Weeping Time: Memory and the Largest Slave Auction in American History on Amazon.

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