Living Histories of Race and Racism


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L. Danyetta Najoli, co-founder of The Black American Tree Project, explains how the project’s immersive story-telling design evokes a sense of reckoning with slavery’s origins. Dr. Jack Tchen, the Inaugural Clement A. Price Professor of Public History and the Humanities and Director of the Price Institute at Rutgers University, takes a deep dive into histories of dispossession.

Learn more about The Black American Tree Project and Ohio Humanities, which supported the project through a grant.

Explore Dr. Jack Tchen’s public history project, Dismantling Eugenics, watch his NYU Skirball “Paradigm Shifter” interview, and take a dive into “Hacking the University: Reckoning with Racial Equity, Climate Justice, and Global Warming.”

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