It’s the first day of Black History Month, and we’re celebrating by featuring interviews and guest posts from scholars and authors about the history of U.S. property restrictions and finance, fair housing, affirmative action, the Black Lives Matters movement and Hollywood’s race politics.
Beginning Monday, February 3, we’ll be offering our readers the chance to win one of this month’s featured titles, book excerpts, and supplemental reading lists. Check back each day or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to join the conversation.
February 3-29: Book Giveaway! Drawing closes February 28 at midnight ET.
February 3-7: Q&A with Lance Freeman, Shennett Garret-Scott, and Elizabeth A. Herbin-Triant about the U.S. history of property restriction. And, a guest post by Eithne Quinn about Hollywood’s race politics.
February 11-14: Guest post by Amaka Okechukwu about the history of affirmative action.
February 17-21: Guest post by S. Anand and Alex George about the connection between the Dalit political group the American Civil Rights Movement.
February 23-28: Guest post by Ingrid Gould Ellen and Justin Peter Steil about the history of fair housing. Guest post by Elizabeth A. Herbin-Triant about residential segregation and upward mobility in American Cities.