BLACKBOARD SPRING 2021: COUNTER-ARCHIVAL
Professors research intersection of race, caste and colorism
The making of a sweeping interdisciplinary project.
By Melissa Perry
Mammy and the politics of reclamation
Is it time to reclaim her, too?
By Elisabeth Betts
Always there: the overlooked history of quilting in African American culture
How African American women quilters have been integral to American culture
By Ari Crockett
The refounding: how BlackBoard got its restart
How a handful of students resurrected Northwestern’s second-oldest publication.
By Camille Williams
I tell myself that I can take the punches. Often, I wish that I didn’t have to.
By Kenny Davis