by Craig Steven Wilder
Stokely Carmichael, shown here in 1967. Historian Peniel Joseph argues Carmichael's writings on slavery and capitalism deserve more attention.
February 15, 2015 For Black History Month, historian Peniel E. Joseph recommends books that take an unsparing look at slavery and American capitalism, with a focus on the often overlooked work of Stokely Carmichael.
An early flier for an event at King's College -- which would later become Columbia University — included an advertisement for a slave auction.
September 17, 2013 In Ebony & Ivy, an MIT historian details how the nation's colleges helped justify and benefited from the slave trade.
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