Roberto Clemente, devoted human rights activist and baseball superstar, demonstrates how African American history can be multi-ethnic and international.
Former slaves made education a top priority. African American history has been of particular interest to me since my days as an undergraduate student back in the 1980s. I have facilitated the observance of Black History Month every February since being hired at FRCC in 1998. Eventually my enthusiasm for the topic convinced me to […]
After a year of research in Zambia funded by a Fulbright grant, my wife, Heather, and I returned to Colorado in 2006 and settled back into the routine of life in Longmont, raising our daughter, Ellen. While Heather stayed home and did the real work, I taught history as a faculty member at Front Range […]
No one has taught me more about the struggle for human rights than Cesar Chavez. March 31 was Cesar Chavez Day in Colorado (and several other states). The great Mexican-American labor leader and human rights activist was not someone familiar to me while growing up on the East Coast, but soon after moving to Boulder […]