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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...
David W. Blight
March 25, 2020
David W. Blight, Sterling Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at the MacMillan Center...
March 25, 2020
The following article written by David Blight, Sterling Professor of American History and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and...
John Wilson, compositional study for The Incident (detail), 1952. Yale University Art Gallery, Janet and Simeon Braguin Fund, Estate of John Wilson
March 12, 2020
“The problem is: how do you write about and represent violence without reproducing it?” Crystal Feimster asked during her presentation in the “The Legacy of Lynching:...
January 9, 2020
  The Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History are pleased to announce the twenty-second...