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‘Quite the jewel’ – honoring David Blight and his new Douglass biography
December 12, 2018
Ta-Nehisi Coates — bestselling author and distinguished writer in residence at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute — confessed to a packed Yale Art...
An interview with Ambassador, and GLC Fellow, Luis C.deBaca on human trafficking
December 10, 2018
On Friday, December 7th, 2018 the Yale MacMillian Center interviewed GLC  Human Trafficking and Modern Day Slavery Fellow, Ambassador Luis C.deBaca.  The interview and be...
David W. Blight Discusses “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” with Ta-Nehisi Coates
November 27, 2018
The Gilder Lehrman Center (GLC) for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the Whitney and Betty MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale will...
November 19, 2018
Rutgers and Harvard Professors Share the 20th Annual Frederick Douglass Book Prize The 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize will be shared by two scholars: Erica Armstrong...
Slavery and Its Legacies Podcast Episode - Jennifer (JJ) Rosenbaum and Gunther Peck on Labor and Human Trafficking
October 31, 2018
Jennifer (JJ)  Rosenbaum the U.S. director for Global Labor Justice (GLJ), and Gunther Peck an Associate Professor History and the Director of the Hart Leadership Program at...
"A Big New Biography Treats Frederick Douglass as Man, Not Myth" - New York Times review of GLC director David Blight's new book
October 17, 2018
Time has a way of sanding off the rough edges of historical memory, turning even the most convulsive, contentious lives into opportunities for national triumphalism and self-...
Screen grab of Defend Democracy in Brazil's petition
October 15, 2018
Isadora Moura Mota Assistant Professor of History, University of Miami; Visiting Assistant Professor, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and...