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BOOK AWARD ANNOUNCEMENT: Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book, Anthology, and Article Award

Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book, Anthology, and Article Award Association of Black Women Historians (ABWH) is pleased to announce the 2017 Letitia Woods Brown prizes for the best book, anthology, and article in African American women’s history.  The Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Book Prizes and the Letitia Woods Brown Memorial Article Prize are awarded annually by ABWH. The competition is open to all books, anthologies, and articles concerning African American women’s history published between June …

Congratulations Dr. Karen Cook Bell

Congratulations to Karen Cook Bell, who received tenure and promotion at Bowie State University in Bowie, MD.  Dr. Bell is now Associate Professor of History at Bowie State University.  Her book Claiming Freedom: Race, Kinship, and Land in Nineteenth-Century Georgia will be published in January 2018 by the University of South Carolina Press.