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<What Is Prison Supposed To Do and Why?

What Is Prison Supposed To Do and Why?

For three decades, scholar-activist Ruth Wilson Gilmore has been advocating for prison abolition. She has theorized it and practiced it. For Gilmore, prison abolition means not just the closing of prisons but, …

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<Jazz Appreciation Month

Jazz Appreciation Month

April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM), and UC Press is jazzed to celebrate! Founded in 2001 by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History, JAM serves to recognize the collective influence jazz musicians, …

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<Imperialist Expansion Along the Transcontinental Railroad

Imperialist Expansion Along the Transcontinental Railroad

This guest post is published as part of our blog series in conjunction with the Organization of American Historians conference in Philadelphia from April 4-7, 2019. Share using #OAH19. By Manu Karuka, …

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