University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

The University Press of Florida has received a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to expand the Press’s publications in African American Studies (AAS) and Latin American and Caribbean Studies (LACS).The grant will support the Press’s project “Exploring Diverse Stories of America through Humanities Publishing,” enabling the Press to increase its capacity … Continue reading University Press of Florida Receives NEH Grant to Publish Diverse Stories of America

Continuities in Black Women’s Political Culture

By Deanna M. Gillespie, author of The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women's Political Culture. This book is available at a discount price through December 15, 2021. Order here and use code ALH21 at checkout. In Fall 2020, the nation’s attention focused on a presidential election held during a global pandemic. Across the country, governors authorized expanded … Continue reading Continuities in Black Women’s Political Culture

Highlights from our 2021 ASALH Virtual Booth

This year's ASALH Conference will be held virtually throughout the month of September. Our virtual booth is open through December 15 and offers great deals on our African American studies titles. Use code ALH21 for discount prices and free shipping. Click Here to View all Titles in Our Virtual Booth Read on for highlights and bonus … Continue reading Highlights from our 2021 ASALH Virtual Booth

Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

This fall, while some conferences are planning in person meetings, many are still offering online formats or hybrid options. We are hosting online virtual booths and book sales on our website in connection with the meetings below. Whether you are attending these meetings in person or virtually, visit our virtual booths for deep discounts on … Continue reading Fall 2021 Virtual Booths

The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

“Makes a major contribution to civil rights history by documenting the extensive political education work of the Black women-led Citizenship Education Program, an organization that promoted voter registration throughout the South. This book clearly shows that women were not only organizers but were the movement’s leaders, and their impact was tremendous.”—Rebecca Tuuri, author of Strategic Sisterhood: … Continue reading The Citizenship Education Program and Black Women’s Political Culture

Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

The spring conferences we participated in this year were held virtually, and we have been hosting virtual booths with deep discounts on our books and free shipping. All discounts have been extended through July 31, 2021. AHA History Sale  Use Code AHA21 at checkout. AAIHS African American Studies Sale Use Code AAIH21 at checkout. SAA … Continue reading Spring Virtual Booth Sales Extended

Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

“We know remarkably little about how the Shenandoah Valley’s African Americans negotiated the vexing uncertainties of secession, civil war, and Reconstruction. This compelling and accessibly written narrative foregrounds the struggles of freedom-seeking enslaved persons in America’s most turbulent era.”—Brian Matthew Jordan, author of Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War“A groundbreaking study that demonstrates … Continue reading Slavery and Freedom in the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War Era

2021 African American Intellectual History Society

The African American Intellectual History Society's Annual Conference will be held virtually this March. You can shop our books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora here. We are offering extra deep discount prices and free shipping on all orders with code AAIH21 through June 30, 2021. Need to know what’s new this year? View … Continue reading 2021 African American Intellectual History Society

Atlantic Passages

“Makes a fresh and compelling intervention, and provides a new theoretical framing for thinking about Liberia’s uncomfortable place in the history of American expansion.”—Bronwen Everill, author of Abolition and Empire in Sierra Leone and Liberia “In this original and thought-provoking study, Murray forces a reconsideration of the very ideas of race and racial identity in the … Continue reading Atlantic Passages

Books for Black History Month

This month, we’re highlighting a wide variety of our new and classic books on the histories and cultures of the African diaspora. Recent titles include the story of exiled Black Panther Pete O’Neal, a cookbook of Gullah cuisine from chef Sallie Ann Robinson, essays on the relationship between NASA and the civil rights movement, and … Continue reading Books for Black History Month