With the release this week of the Jackie Robinson biopic 42, we asked Bruce Adelson to contribute a few comments. Adelson’s Brushing Back Jim Crow: The Integration of Minor League Baseball in the American South documented many of the challenges that African American ball players faced, and overcame, in a society still practicing racial segregation.
Kirt von Daacke, author of Freedom Has a Face: Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson’s Virginia, will be taking part in the Regional Authors Series sponsored by the Jefferson Madison Regional Library.
When Gordon Wood recently delivered the inaugural Washington Lecture at George Washington University, he was introduced by Denver Brunsman, author of the forthcoming The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World.
To mark Religious Freedom Day, John Ragosta, author of the forthcoming Religious Freedom: Jefferson’s Legacy, America’s Creed, has just published a piece in the Washington Post tracing Jefferson’s role in achieving a separation of church and state.