This week, the twittersphere mourned the death of Toni Morrison, a Nobel and Pulitzer Prize winning writer, essayist, and professor. Commemorating Morrison’s contributions to various disciplines including literature, black studies, history, and the history of slavery, scholars across the twittersphere shared articles such as Dottie Ashley’s “Inspired by Toni Morrison, Sullivan’s Island ‘Bench by the Road’ Honors the Memory of Slaves,” published by The Post and Courier. Read it here.
The University of Georgia has established a fund to study the role of slavery at the university prior to the American Civil War. Learn more here.
Legacies of Slavery in Glasgow Museums and Collections published a new blog post this week on the architectural legacy of the relationship between Glasgow and tobacco slavery in the United States. Find the post, “The Tobacco Merchant’s House at 42 Miller Street,” here.