HW Pick: Malcolm X, Harriet Tubman, And Other Docs At Swann Galleries

On Thursday, March 30, 2017, Swann Galleries will hold an auction of Printed & Manuscript African Americana, featuring powerful ephemera both painful and uplifting from oft-overlooked chapters of American history.

The Schomburg Center Announces Finalists For The Lapidus Center’s 2020 Harriet Tubman Prize

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is happy to announce the three finalists for the 2020 Harriet Continue Reading →

Lapidus Center Announces Tamara J. Walker’s Exquisite Slaves As 2018 Harriet Tubman Book Prize Winner

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is delighted to announce Dr. Tamara J. Walker as the 2018 Continue Reading →

Lapidus Center Announces 2017 Harriet Tubman Book Prize Winner

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery, at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is delighted to announce that David Wheat’s Atlantic Africa and the Continue Reading →

The Lapidus Center Announces Inaugural Harriet Tubman Prize Winner Awarded At The Schomburg

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery has announced Aisha K. Finch’s Rethinking Slave Rebellion in Cuba: La Escalera and the Insurgencies of 1841-1844 (University of North Carolina Press) Continue Reading →

HW Pick: Harriet Tubman First African-American On U.S. Currency

Anti-slavery crusader Harriet Tubman will become the first African-American on the face of U.S. paper currency, and the first woman in more than a century, when she replaces former President Continue Reading →