VBooks: Dr. Ashley Farmer Reshapes Views of Black Radicals In ’Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed An Era’
Black Power and Its Afterlives: A Conversation With Historian Ashley D. Farmer
Remaking Black Power: A New Book on Women and Black Power
Female Activists Behind the Black Power Movement
The Panthers' Revolutionary Feminism
Women Key In Shaping Black Panther Party
Intersectional Feminism: Representation In Saturday's Women's Marches
The Women's March on Washington is seen as a march for women's unity. But the often-fractious relationship between white feminists and women of color is giving rise to tensions.
Back Ways--Understanding Segregation in the Rural South
In honor of Black History Month, American Studies scholars, Seth Kotch and Kimber Thomas, discuss the project. Darius Scott and Betsy Olson, Geography scholars at UNC, talk about how oral history helps geographers map the rural South. Lastly, Historian Ashley Farmer gives advice on how to find back ways out of difficult moments during interviews.
Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era
Recent documentary treatments like The Black Power Mixtape 1967-1975 in 2011 and The Black Panthers: Vanguards of the Revolution in 2015 brought the Panthers into the households of a new generation. When combined with Beyonce’s 2016 Super Bowl halftime performance, the Black Power movement’s memory hit a high note upon its fiftieth anniversary. Ashley D. Farmer’s Remaking Black Power: How Black Women Transformed an Era increases scholarly and mainstream audiences’ knowledge of black women’s centrality in theorizing and organizing Black Power and black nationalist circles throughout the majority of the twentieth century.
The History Channel
10 Things You Don't Know About Civil Rights
Henry cracks open the books on one of America's most defining chapters--the Civil Rights movement. On a road not often traveled, he crosses the country in search of the unknown stories that built a generation of heroes.
Left of Black
Black Women's Movements for Black Power
Host Mark Anthony Neal sits down with Ashley Farmer to discuss her forthcoming book, "What You've Got is a Revolution: Black Women's Movements for Black Power". Dr. Farmer is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Department of History at Duke University.