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

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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 Harriet Tubman Book Prize winner for her book Exquisite Slaves: Race, Clothing, and Status in Colonial Lima (Cambridge University Press). Continue Reading →

Dutch New York Histories: Connecting African, Native American, And Slavery Heritage In Harlem

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Dutch rule in New Amsterdam and New Netherland (1609-1664) was short in comparison to other colonial empires, but it has had a lasting cultural impact seen in present-day street names, cities monuments, and more. Continue Reading →