Words + Links

Demanding Justice for Shahidul Alam.” Aperture, August 9, 2018.

For the Forgotten African-American Dead.New York Times, January 7, 2017.

My Inspiring Year Uncovering Forgotten African-American Graves.” Narrative.ly, August 31, 2016.

These Volunteers Have Been Cleaning Up Abandoned Black Cemeteries.” Buzzfeed, July 9, 2016.

Why Does This Old Cemetery Matter?” Reading the Pictures, May 10, 2016.

Race Trips.Colorlines. Seven-part series, with Erin Hollaway Palmer, July 8 to August 3, 2015.


A New President for UR

Photos from today’s welcome events for Dr. Ronald A. Crutcher, elected the tenth president of the University of Richmond by the school’s Board of Trustees. With Dr. Crutcher were his wife, Dr. Betty Neal Crutcher, and their daughter Sara. Crutcher is UR's first African American president.

The current president, Edward Ayers, a respected historian, steps down — and Crutcher steps up — July 1, 2015.