Berea College Professor Publishes Book Exploring New Facet of African American History

Dwayne Mack

Dr. Dwayne Mack, Carter G. Woodson chair in African American History

Dwayne A. Mack, the Carter G. Woodson chair in African American History at Berea College, has collaborated on a newly published book Freedom’s Racial Frontier: African Americans in the Twentieth-Century West along with Herbert G. Ruffin II.

Between 1940 and 2010, the black population of the American West grew from 710,400 to 7 million. That growth has prompted a burgeoning interest in the history of the African American West—reflected in the remarkable range and depth of the works collected in Freedom’s Racial Frontier. Editors Ruffin  and Mack have gathered established and emerging scholars in the field to create an anthology linking past, current and future generations of African American West scholarship. Continue reading Berea College Professor Publishes Book Exploring New Facet of African American History

Lecture at Berea College will Explore the Nuremburg Trials and Human Rights after the Holocaust

Dr. Devin Pendas, Associate Professor of History at Boston College, will deliver a lecture titled “The Nuremberg Trials and the Fate of Human Rights after the Holocaust” at Berea College on Monday, April 11 at 7:00 pm. The presentation is free and open to the public and will be held in room 218 of the Frost Building. Continue reading Lecture at Berea College will Explore the Nuremburg Trials and Human Rights after the Holocaust