Melvin Rogers joins us to discuss Hosea Walker, Maria Stewart, and Hosea Easton.
Hosea Easton’s Treatise provides an overlooked but fascinating theory of race and racism.
Maria W. Stewart’s public addresses bring the concerns of African American women into the struggle against racial prejudice.
David Walker defends violent resistance and encourages self-improvement in his incendiary and influential Appeal.
Questions of political autonomy and group identity in the emigration movement led by Paul Cuffe, Daniel Coker, John Russwurm and others.
Building black institutions in early American history, with Prince Hall and the Masons in Boston, and Richard Allen and the Methodists in Philadelphia.
In an age of revolutions and revolutionary ideas, the Haitian Revolution of 1791-1804 stands out as the most radical of them all.