Tags : Black history month

A Mighty Convergence: Anthropology, Black History, and Love

I live in New York. By the time February rolls around, I’m over the cold, short, icy, gray, slushy days. I’ve always regarded February as a short miserable month- at least for the weather.  Other aspects of February excite me. When I was in elementary and middle school, because I attended predominately Black schools until […]Read More

Part Three of the Black History Month Series: From NYC

This is part three (final) of the 2019 Black History Month series on two important sites- the African Burial Grounds in NYC and a tiny island called St. Helena. Sorry, it was delayed, but Black History need not be confined to a single month anyway.   The northern regions of the United States were long […]Read More

Announcement: Black History Series: From NYC to St. Helena- The

Because World Anthropology Day and Black History Month occur in the same month, and I wanted to spend some time talking about a topic I love (re: that February holiday day about love). I decided I wanted to spend the month of February posting about two very special sites- the African Burial Grounds of NYC […]Read More