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David Blight
June 15, 2020
On June 9, New England Public Radio spoke with David Blight, professor of history, African American studies and American studies and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for...
June 5, 2020
At the Gilder Lehrman Center we want to express our continued commitment to using history, and knowledge more generally, as well as our teaching and our imaginations to face...
Richard Gilder, 2013 Frederick Douglass Book Prize award ceremony
May 13, 2020
 On May 12, 2020, Richard Gilder, Jr. died.  Above all Dick was a great New Yorker, an extraordinary and generous Yale University graduate, class of 1954, and a visionary...
May 5, 2020
As global enterprises grapple with the impacts of the current unprecedented pandemic, the most vulnerable workers and communities in their supply chains will bear the brunt...
May 5, 2020
On this Giving Tuesday we urge friends of the GLC  to contribute to these funds:  Worker’s Rights Fund - https://secure.actblue.com/donate/jobs-with-justice-covid19...
Stephanie Redden  (credit: Surbhi Bharadwaj)
April 22, 2020
This past summer Stephanie Redden joined the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center as the 2019-2020 Modern Day...
Amanda Laury Kleintop
April 13, 2020
Most historians have overlooked the fact that Americans continued to debate how to resolve the legal and financial systems of enslavement after U.S. victory in the Civil War...