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martha jones

Q+A
The persistence of racism in America: What comes next?
Published June 23, 2020
Historian and Baltimore resident Martha Jones discusses the role of Black women in the fight for equality and justice and the overdue need for honest reflection about the roots of a worldwide protest movement
19th Amendment
Screenings explore 1913 women's suffrage march
Published April 27, 2020
Krieger School screens advance clips from the upcoming PBS 'American Experience' series, convenes producers and experts for panel discussion
Q+A
A historian's view of women's suffrage
Published Feb 21, 2020
Martha Jones discusses the legacy of the 19th Amendment and the black women suffragists who sparked and continue the voting rights movement
#lawsocialjustice
History class meets the digital age
Published Nov 7, 2018
JHU historian Martha Jones conducts required class discussions on Twitter, challenging her students to distill their thoughts and engage with subject-matter experts
Perspectives
The contested history of U.S. citizenship
Published Oct 31, 2018
Historian Martha Jones says birthright citizenship has built America's robust and diverse democracy / NPR
History
Race and rights
Published Aug 30, 2018
In her new book, 'Birthright Citizens,' historian Martha Jones explores slavery and freedom in antebellum Baltimore