Black Intellectual History

A JHI Blog Forum

Tracing Black thought through texts, institutions, and archives, four junior scholars reflect on the state of Black intellectual history today, followed by commentary from Dr. Ashley D. Farmer.

Damarius Johnson, Black Museums as Knowledge Sites: Three Museum Histories

Felicia Denaud, Renegade Gestation: Writing Against the Procedures of Intellectual History

Lesa Redmond, Intellectual Labor on College Campuses: A New Look at the Life of George Moses Horton

Nile Davies, Marginalia: Notes on the Teachable Moment

Ashley D. Farmer, Breathing Life into Black Intellectual History

Featured Image: Detail from Benny Andrews, “The Arrival,” 1960. Courtesy of Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, South Carolina. Photograph by JR P.