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Pulitzer Prize winner and Lapidus Center Advisor Eric Foner reviews Lincoln and the Abolitionists: John Quincy Adams, Slavery, and the Civil War. Read full review here.

 

With great sorrow, I have to report the passing of Dr. Anthony Kaye. Tony was a dear friend and collaborator of the Lapidus Center. Since the inception of the fellowship…

 

Lapidus Center Advisor David Eltis, Lapidus Center Fellow Philip Misevich, Lapidus Center presenter Nafees Khan, Daniel Domingues, and Nicholas Radburn unveil new tools they developed for the extraordinary digital…

 

Manisha Sinha, Lapidus Center Advisor and author of “The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition” (Yale University Press), recently published a review of Colson Whitehead’s highly acclaimed novel…

 

The Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library is issuing a call for…

 

Today is the International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave trade And Its Abolition. The night of August 22 to 23, 1791 marks the launch of the…

 

In “The Perilous Lure of the Underground Railroad” New Yorker writer Kathryn Schulz shows how “Hardly anyone used it, but it provides us with moral comfort–and white heroes.” She…