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Slavery Origins of Gynecology with Deirdre Cooper Owens

Slavery Origins of Gynecology with Deirdre Cooper Owens

Professor Deirdre Cooper Owens discusses her book, Medical Bondage: Race, Gender and the Origins of American Gynecology, which traces the origins of American reproductive health to slave hospitals. As white doctors expanded their practices onto plantations, quickly...

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Radical Acts of Justice with Jocelyn Simonson

Radical Acts of Justice with Jocelyn Simonson

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=poReylr2aUo Professor Jocelyn Simonson talks about her book, Radical Acts of Justice: How Ordinary People Are Dismantling Mass Incarceration. Beginning with a close look at the ideological meaning behind calling the prosecution, "The...

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Slave Hospitals with Stephen Kenny

Slave Hospitals with Stephen Kenny

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SOfGQQTVQfw Professor Stephen Kenny discusses his article, “A Dictate of Both Interest and Mercy”: Slave Hospitals in the Antebellum South.” Beginning on the shores of West Africa, White doctors began to systematize racialized medicine...

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Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum with Antonia Hylton

Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum with Antonia Hylton

Antonia Hylton discusses her book, Madness: Race and Insanity in a Jim Crow Asylum. Ms. Hylton's extensive research into Crownsville Hospital in Maryland, a segregated asylum that was both hospital and prison, serves as physical example of racist systems and black...

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Surviving Reconstruction with Kidada E. Williams

Surviving Reconstruction with Kidada E. Williams

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FCuhSJvlbA Kidada E. Williams discusses her book, I Saw Death Coming: A History of Terror and Survival in the War Against Reconstruction. Professor Williams begins by describing how she elevated and amplified the voices of the...

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Shaker Heights’ History of Integration with Laura Meckler

Shaker Heights’ History of Integration with Laura Meckler

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHPrua18Yy8 Journalist Laura Meckler of the Washington Post discusses her book, Dream Town: Shaker Heights and the Quest for Racial Equity. Beginning with a historical overview of the Cleveland suburb and its uncanny ability to propel...

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Gun Rights as Consumerism with Andrew McKevitt

Gun Rights as Consumerism with Andrew McKevitt

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U_fEc7qjEXk Professor Andrew McKevitt talks about his book, "Gun Country: Gun Capitalism, Culture, and Control in Cold War America." America's gun culture was not an inevitable outcome of the Second Amendment and Professor McKevitt...

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