How can we creatively utilize historical research to bring the past to life? Josh Allen discusses the importance of using archival sources, oral histories and material culture in a creative fashion to bring myth, metaphor and anecdote back into how we think about the past.
Tag: activist heritage
Jack Mason uses Kimberle Crenshaw’s framework of intersectionality to reconsider the work of the New York Gay Liberation Front.
How can commemorating our activist past help to build new hope for political change? Looking back to 1969, when she received news of the Stonewall riots and the American Indian occupation of Alcatraz, Jewelle Gomez explores the significance of these vitally interlinked events that shaped her personal and political identity.