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June 19, 2022
Juneteenth, now a national holiday, celebrates June 19, 1865, the day that federal troops, newly arrived to Galveston, Texas, issued General Order Number 3, which announced...
February 24, 2022
One of the most coveted awards for the study of slavery and abolition, this $25,000 prize is sponsored jointly by the Gilder Lehrman Institute and the Gilder Lehrman Center...
January 24, 2022
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University,...
photo by Bobby Burns, Reflector Staff Writer
January 21, 2022
Karin Zipf (Professor of History, East Carolina University) was a GLC Visiting Professor in Fall 2018. Listen to a podcast interview about her work: https://...
January 18, 2022
The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition (GLC), part of the MacMillan Center for International and Area Studies at Yale University,...
Supporters of Donald Trump displayed a gallows as they gathered outside the US Capitol on 6 January 2021. Photograph: Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP/Getty Images
January 13, 2022
The lie that the election was ‘stolen’ from Trump is building its monuments in ludicrous stories, and codifying them in laws to make the next elections easier to pilfer. By...
December 22, 2021
The Gilder Lehrman Center is pleased to announce that the Re:Structure Lab partnership has released its fourth and fifth evidence briefs on forced labor. The fourth brief, “...