Join Hard Histories at Hopkins for a virtual conversation with historian Mia Bay, author of Traveling Black: A Story of Race and Resistance (Harvard University Press, 2021). In this book, Bay traces discrimination against Black people as they sought to move throughout the United States from the nineteenth century to the present. The book also centers Black people’s persistent efforts to fight transportation inequity. Maryland, a key intersection point for transit of all kinds, was and continues to be a critical site for this history. Bay will be in conversation with Martha S. Jones, Hard Histories’ project director. Their conversation will be followed by an audience Q&A.
Johns Hopkins affiliates can find Bay’s book in the JHU library catalog. Community members can access the book at the Pratt Library. The book can also be purchased through Red Emma’s bookstore, located in Baltimore, at this link: