Tag: Global Black History

Tenuous Privileges, Tenuous Power

In "The Vice President’s Black Wife," Amrita Myers paints freedom as a process in which Black women used the tools available to them to secure rights and privileges within a slave society.

Haiti: What Sovereignty?

After winning independence, the West rushed to teach Haiti a lesson so that their revolutionary experience would not recur on the continent. Haiti suffers the repercussions of such attacks to this day.