African-American History Panel

Former fellows in the Schomburg Center’s Scholar-in-Residence program talked about the problem of presenting a balanced view of black… read more

Former fellows in the Schomburg Center’s Scholar-in-Residence program talked about the problem of presenting a balanced view of black history in their books. Professor Miller included images in her presentation. There was no time for questions from members of the audience. Howard Dodson moderated. 

The authors were: Monica L. Miller, Slaves to Fashion: Black Dandyism and the Styling of Black Diasporic Identity (Duke University Press); Frank A. Guridy, Forging Diaspora: Afro-Cubans and African-Americans in a World of Empire and Jim Crow (University of North Carolina Press); and Stephen Gillroy Hall, A Faithful Account of the Race: African American Historical Writing in Nineteenth Century America (University of North Carolina Press).

“Can We Tell the Truth About the Black Past?” was a panel of the 12th annual Harlem Book Fair from the Langston Hughes Auditorium in the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • Dodson, Howard Jr. Director Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • Guridy, Frank A. Associate Professor University of Texas at Austin->Department of African and African Diaspora Studies
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African-American History Panel

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New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Jul 17, 2010
Last Aired:
Aug 29, 2010

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  • Jul 17, 2010 | 5:21pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2010 | 10:43am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 29, 2010 | 7:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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