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Radical Roots: Public History and a Tradition of Social Justice Activism

Edited by Denise D. Meringolo

With contributions from the field’s leading figures, this edited collection theorizes and defines public history as future-focused, committed to the advancement of social justice, and engaged in creating a more inclusive public record. It demonstrates the core practices that have shaped radical public history, how they have been mobilized to promote social justice, and how public historians can facilitate civic discourse in order to promote equality.

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The Border of Lights Reader: Bearing Witness to Genocide in the Dominican Republic

Edited by Megan Jeanette Myers and Edward Paulino

A multimodal, multi-vocal space for activists, artists, scholars, and others connected to the Border of Lights movement, this edited volume provides an alternative to the dominant narrative that positions Dominicans and Haitians as eternal adversaries and ignores cross-border and collaborative histories.

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