Michael Dickinson is an assistant professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University.He was also the 2019-2020 Barra Sabbatical Fellow at University of Pennsylvania's McNeil Center for Early American Studies. His research examines enslaved communitiesin early Anglo-American cities. His bookAlmost Dead: Slavery and Social Rebirth in the Black Urban Atlantic, 1680-1807is forthcoming with University of Georgia Press.
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• Listen to Black voices
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• Highlight the links between academic research and activism.
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Friday, March 12 at 4:00pm to 5:30pmVirtual Event