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Black Americans and the Borders of Belonging

A Conversation with Martha Jones

February 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm MST

A Conversation with Martha S. Jones

Professor Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor, and Professor of History at the SNF Agora Institute at The Johns Hopkins University. She is a legal and cultural historian whose work examines how black Americans have shaped the story of American democracy.

Professor Jones is the author of Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All (2020), selected as one of Time’s 100 must-read books for 2020. Professor Jones is also author of All Bound Up Together: The Woman Question in African American Public Culture 1830-1900 (2007) and a coeditor of Toward an Intellectual History of Black Women (University of North Carolina Press (2015), together with many articles and essay.


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