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We Need Our Stories

May 21, 2015

What role can the humanities play in helping us understand recent unrest in Baltimore? N. D. B. Connolly is Assistant Professor of History at Johns Hopkins University.


His scholarship pays special attention to people's overlapping understandings of property rights and civil rights in the United States and the wider Americas.  Here he reflects on the powerful role historians have as storytellers and in helping us to understand current events.