“If it needs lynching,” shouted Felton, “then I say lynch; a thousand times a week if necessary.” North Carolina newspapers reprinted the speech in August, and Manly struck back with an editorial that would be his undoing. This event is free and open to the public. One person in the middle of the drama was the young journalist Alexander Lightfoot Manly. David W. Blight; March 25, 2020 Gerry Broome / AP A University’s Betrayal of Historical Truth. As early as 1895 Manly audaciously reminded white Carolinians that black voters outnumbered them in Wilmington. A wave of disfranchisement and other Jim Crow laws flowed from the state legislature. David W. Blight: Frederick Douglass’s vision for a reborn America. Uncovering the truth about the 1898 massacre of black voters in Wilmington, North Carolina. He voiced a ferocious brand of paternalistic racism. For more information about the event: https://www.rjjulia.com/event/brenda-wineapple-impeachers-and-david-blight-frederick-douglass. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) for the New York City Bar Association’s Public Affairs Luncheon Series, on December 10, 2019, at 12:00pm. He was born June 10, 1990, in Mount Clemens, the son of Richard Blight and Agnese (Cervini) Raffaelli. David Blight Net Worth David Blight biography . Her viewing of several killings prompted this recollection: The whole thing was with the object of striking terror to the man’s heart, so that he would never vote again. The successful destruction of Wilmington’s black community and the political decapitation of its leadership is the essential tragedy of the coup. David Blight will give this year’s Howard Zinn Memorial Lecture. For more information and to register for the event: crowdcast.io/e/mvasblm/register. By David W. Blight. He has won several awards, including the Bancroft Prize and Frederick Douglass Prize for Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, and the Pulitzer Prize and Lincoln Prize for Fre… News about upcoming issues, contributors, special events, online features, and more. Last updated: 1 September 2020 at 11:00am EST. In a pandemic of unending and frightful consequences, mismanaged from high places with astonishing political venality, and in a new age of voter suppression buffeted by widespread protests against systemic racism, we need these lessons more than ever. Afficher les profils des personnes qui s’appellent David Blight. The Democratic city clerk dutifully kept the “minutes” of the coup itself, a banality of evil conducted without the slightest sense of irony. That month there was a concerted, carefully planned, and successful effort to violently suppress the black vote, eliminate black elected officials, and restore white control of the city of Wilmington, as well as the entire state, to the Democrats for the cause of white supremacy. David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, and Colum McCann, author of TransAtlantic: A Novel, will sit down for an evening of conversation at St. Andrew’s School. The event will be held at the Wilmington Country Club, 4825 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware 19807. Droves of black families fled into nearby swamps, cemeteries, and pine forests. White supremacy was triumphant. For more information: https://www.destinationgettysburg.com/event/details/14313. 116 and 180. ↩, On sex and gender and the Wilmington events, see Glenda E. Gilmore, “Murder, Memory, and the Flight of the Incubus,” and LeeAnn Whites, “Love, Hate, Rape, Lynching: Rebecca Latimer Felton and the Gender Politics of Racial Violence,” in Democracy Betrayed: The Wilmington Race Riot of 1898 and Its Legacy, edited by David S. Cecelski and Timothy B. Tyson (University of North Carolina Press, 1998). Or, see all newsletter options here. This event, sponsored by R.J. Julia Independent Bookseller, will be held at Digital Surgeons, District Co-Work Space, 470 James Street, Suite 1, New Haven, CT 06513, Wednesday, December 4, 2019, at 7:00pm. David Blight will be the guest speaker for the Gary B. Cohen Distinguished Lectureship in History at the University of Southern California. Slidin' Stompin' Acoustic Blues Download MP3. On Thursday August 13th at 7:30pm, David Blight will join activist and scholar Barbara Phillips, writer and professor Kiese Laymon, and teacher and historian Kenneth Mack of Harvard University to discuss The Black Lives Matter Movement and The Fight for Racial Justice. Last updated: 1 November 2020 at 11:00am EST. The Democrats of 1898 in North Carolina had the same aims, and some of the same methods, as today’s Republican vote suppressors, scheming and spending millions of dollars to thwart the right to vote with specious claims about “voter fraud.”, Wilmington’s bleak story of voter suppression stems from a tale of two Reconstructions. Andrzej Bobkowski Wartime Notebooks: France, 1940-1944. Blacks and their Republican allies preferred to remember the five thousand black men from North Carolina who formed the African Brigade in the Union Army during the war, as well as the state’s constitutional convention in 1868, gathered under the authority of the Reconstruction Acts, when among the 120 delegates, 107 were Republicans, thirteen of them black. Time TBD. But we see him much more as a giant, unwavering in his conviction in the demonic quality of slavery and the need to respect the dignity of every human being, regardless of color. He previously taught at Amherst College for thirteen years. Unlike that Hebrew prophet, Mr. Obama did not shatter the earth, nor predict the destruction of all our temples, nor see our Jerusalem quite yet in its deserved ruin. In the antebellum era, white nativist Protestants often rioted against Catholic immigrants because of the perceived threat of Irish voters and their “popery.” In the New York City draft riots of 1863, white mobs murdered African-Americans over conscription into the Union Army. He found white supremacy his path back into politics. He made his name as a Republican Party organizer, then, with his family under dire threat, fled the state after the coup. He was born June 10, 1990, in Mount Clemens, the son of Richard Blight and Agnese (Cervini) Raffaelli. The lecture will be held at the Tabernacle Church, 50 Washington St., Salem, MA 01970, on November 18, 2019, at 7:00pm. After coup leaders forced resignations from the mayor, police chief, and board of aldermen, Waddell was declared the new mayor. Save 50% off the regular rate and 75% off the cover price and receive a free 2021 calendar! From that day forward, for the white supremacists of North Carolina, black voters became a contagion to be wiped out. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at A.H. Parker High School, 400 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. The lecture, sponsored by Boston University Alumni Association, will be held at the Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, MA, 02215, on December 2, 2019, at 7:00pm. A generation older than Daniels and Simmons, he was called “colonel” though he had never attained the rank, came from white planter-class aristocracy, and mouthed their grievances. November 19, 2020. The evening will start at 5:30pm with a reception, followed by dinner, and the lecture. For more information about the book: http://www.davidwblight.com/books/#prophet, For more information about the event: https://www.standrews-de.org/about/events/detail/~board/events/post/special-program-colum-mccann-david-blight. The freedpeople had white allies in the Republican Party, as well as in the Fusionist movement of the early 1890s, in which some Populist whites joined with Republican blacks in imagining a “New South” of shared economic progress. David Blight will discuss his new book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at the Queens Public Library in Flushing, 41-17 Main Street, Flushing, NY 11355. on November 16th, 2019, at 2:00pm. For more information: https://dornsifecms.usc.edu/events/site/527/32645570198919/gary-b-cohen-distinguished-lectureship-in-history-with-david-w-b/. Blight, Sterling Professor of American History, and Eisenman, a visiting professor at the School of Architecture, have been awarded the Gold Medals for History and Architecture, respectively. The event is free and open to the public but pre-registration required. John Dancy, the county registrar of deeds and a conservative follower of Booker T. Washington, tried against the odds to accommodate to the white supremacist threat, futilely counseling patience and good order. But Zucchino is a marvelous writer. Grand Illusions of the West. But as Zucchino notes, “any civil liberties envisioned by the Emancipation Proclamation had not materialized by the summer and fall,” and soon Wilmington’s former mayor, “an ardent white supremacist,” was back in his post, with a police force led by a Confederate general and composed mainly of Confederate veterans. The summer of 2020, like the autumn of 1989, could mark the death of a specific vision of history. “Every Negro lynched is called a ‘big, burly, black brute,’” he declared in the Record. Listen online, no signup necessary. William Henderson, fair-skinned and mostly Cherokee, was an intrepid lawyer who had fled to Wilmington’s more welcoming environment in the mid-1890s after being run out of Salisbury, North Carolina, for defending a black man accused of murdering a white man. De facto Jim Crow quietly sauntered into town before his de jure big brothers loudly took over. This book talk is part of the Gilder Lehrman Institute’s Book Breaks online series. David was a loyal employee at Bentley's Roadhouse. He liked to fish, play games, cook, and be with family and friends. There was also the threat that, as Zucchino puts it, “a black man who could vote or hold public office was a man who might…become a rival for the affections of white women.”3. For more information: https://www.umw.edu/greatlives/lecture/frederick-douglass/. David Blight will give the 2019 Annual Lincoln Lyceum Lecture. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at The Forum, Westport Library, 20 Jesup Road, Westport, CT 06880, on December 5, 2019, at 7:00pm. Daniels and Simmons were what the historian Joel Williamson once called the “children of Reconstruction,” haunted by memories of the loss experienced by their parents during the Civil War. The three of them together were exceptional opportunists with fierce political ambitions. The Wilmington events have gone by several names: “riot,” “coup,” “massacre,” or, over the decades by its defenders, “victory.” By any measure they might also be called a pogrom. The population of Wilmington all lived within the bitter restrictions of segregation. After the 1898 massacres the Democratic Party swiftly took over the entire state of North Carolina. Last year, in an essay about the pogrom against the Jewish population of Kishinev in 1903, the philosopher Avishai Margalit argued that some instances of mass violence become symbolic because they have received lasting representation in art—for example, Guernica, Picasso’s 1937 painting protesting the fascists’ bombing of civilians in Spain; The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, Franz Werfel’s 1933 novel about the Turkish genocide against the Armenians; or “Babi Yar,” Yevgeny Yevtushenko’s poem about the massacre in Kiev in 1941.4 To that list Americans might add poems, songs, and novels about lynching. For more information: https://www.chicagohumanities.org/events/david-blight-frederick-douglass/. George H. White, the sole black member of Congress, fled too, and hoped for federal intervention in the aftermath of the Wilmington murders as he also fought (unsuccessfully) against the wave of Jim Crow laws that followed. By David W. Blight. David Kevin Blight David Kevin Blight 29, of Harrison Township, passed away unexpectedly Friday, April 17, 2020. David was a loyal employee at Bentley's Roadhouse. Whenever he has been civilized by white men and then left to himself, he has invariably reverted to a condition of savagery…. In an Oct. 14 email to the Yale community, University President Peter Salovey announced the formation of a working group of faculty, students, researchers and New Haven residents, led by history professor David Blight, that will explore ties to racism and slavery in Yale’s history. Where Health Care Is a Human Right. By 1865 360,000 slaves had been liberated in North Carolina. The Price of Aid: The Economic Cold War in India. Black men in Wilmington risked their lives to vote on November 8; only about half of those registered actually cast their ballots. From the opening sentence—“The killers came by street car”—to the concluding lines about how irreconcilably this story looms in American history, Zucchino’s work is both enlightening and painful. In August 1897 he wrote a column about race, sex, and lynching after a group of black Baptist ministers near Raleigh published a statement that condemned lynching but also, according to Zucchino, “accepted the entrenched white supremacist principle that no sexual union between a black man and a white woman could possibly be consensual.” Manly attacked them without reserve, reminding the clergy that white men had for generations raped black women without consequences, and arguing that laws punishing rape should apply equally to blacks and whites. These lethal concoctions of race and sex in the minds of radical racists formed a “psychic core,” wrote Williamson, of a new, violent redemption.2. At huge rallies Waddell transformed Simmons’s two-hundred-page handbook of white supremacy methods and electoral strategies into rousing oratory that had working-class white men on their feet with their Winchester rifles held high. At another rally before eight thousand people on November 7, Waddell called them to arms: “Go to the polls tomorrow,” he shouted, “and if you find the negro out voting, tell him to leave the polls. David Blight will give a keynote presentation at the Boston Book Festival on Saturday, October 19th, at 1:00pm. FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2020 9:30—10:00am WELCOME & INTRODUCTION: David W. Blight (Director, Gilder Lehrman Center; Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies, and of American Studies, Yale University). David Blight is a Yale History Professor, author-editor of 15 books. By 1894 an interracial coalition of Republicans and Populists controlled the state legislature, and the second congressional district (including Wilmington) had elected a black man, George H. White, as its representative. Shouting “Victory! And if he refuses, kill him! Amid parades and bands playing “Dixie,” a narrative of victory poured forth from press and pulpit. As of June, 2004, he is Director, succeeding David Brion Davis, of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Program Description: Frederick Douglass and Abraham Lincoln each contributed mightily to the cause of black freedom in Civil War-era America—though these gifted writers, orators, and leaders took markedly different paths to the same end. White Men!” as though trying to convince themselves, the mob, which had grown to over a thousand people, went in search of Manly to stage a spectacle lynching; denied satisfaction because Manly had slipped town, they burned the building that had housed his newspaper and stood for a group photograph. August was too early. At Yale University, he is Sterling Professor of History, joining that faculty in January, 2003. Simmons went on to a long career in the US Senate, while Daniels rose to national stature eventually in President Woodrow Wilson’s cabinet, along with other staunch segregationists. Yet North Carolina was an exception in many ways among former Confederate states. 4 talking about this. David Blight will discuss his new book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018), with Judge Richard Gergel, author of “Unexampled Courage.,” at the Charleston to Charleston Literary Festival. David Blight will give the 2019 Salem Athenaeum Adams Lecture. For more information and to register for the event: https://www.gilderlehrman.org/programs-and-events/book-breaks. They, and thousands like them, practiced a radical racism that demanded vengeance against “the menace of the freed slave”—first through the humiliation of black people and then through their political eradication. Previously, Blight was a professor of History at Amherst College, where he taught for 13 years. What happened in Wilmington has long been a highly debated problem in historical memory, with the facts obscured for generations by the coup’s perpetrators and their apologists. The event will be held in Engelhard Hall at the O'Brien Arts Center on the St. Andrew’s School campus, 350 Noxontown Rd, Middletown, DE 19709, Thursday, January 6, 2020. By Hilary McQuilkin and Meghna Chakrabarti. But McKinley kept utterly silent about the coup, in obedience to states’ rights; a cursory Justice Department investigation went nowhere. The Year 1000: When Explorers Connected the World — and Globalization Began. With arsenals of guns, big and small, the campaign declared its aims overtly; as a Simmons deputy put it with precision, “We must either outcheat, outcount or outshoot them!” They accomplished all three ambitions. By David W. Blight. Guests: David Blight, professor of history, African American studies and American studies and director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance and Abolition at Yale University. David Blight will discuss his new book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018), at the Field Museum, James Simpson Theatre, 1400 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605, on October 26, at 4:00pm. Tyson’s essay, and the News & Observer’s apology for its pivotal part in fomenting the coup, finally led to the creation of a monument and memorial park in 2008 that directly acknowledges the facts of what happened. David Blight will speak at Trumbull College, Yale University, on Thursday, January 23, 2020. “The whites of Wilmington had never read anything like it,” Zucchino writes. 9/29 The Importance of Frederick Douglass and the Reconstruction Era w/ David Blight. By David W. Bligh t. July 1, 2020 Save this story for later. Grazyna Drabik. Dozens of African-Americans were killed and black political life in the area was snuffed out in a matter of days: 126,000 black men were on the voter rolls of North Carolina in 1896; by 1902, only 6,100 remained. Gaines Foster and David Blight: Two Views on the Lost Cause Posted on June 15, 2020 by Sean Michael Chick In 1961 the nation celebrated the centennial of the American Civil War with a glorification of battlefield heroics entwined within a narrative of a nation reforged in the fires of war. David Blight, along with Dr. Jay M. Winter and Dr. Patricia C. Pongracz, will take part in The Richard H. Driehaus Museum's Signature Series “Tiffany Memorials: The Visual Language of Remembrance.” The event will be held at the Driehaus Museum, 40 East Erie Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611 on Saturday, February 22, at 2:00pm. David Blight will speak at St. Albans School in Washington DC, on Friday, January 31, 2020. In 1871 white mobs in Meridian, Mississippi, killed approximately thirty blacks in political violence that first broke out during a court trial. Manuel Barcia (Chair of Global History, University of Leeds) 10:00—11:15am KEYNOTE ADDRESS & discussion: Ada Ferrer (Julius Silver Professor of History … Manly had achieved status in the community as a Sunday school teacher and deputy registrar of deeds. But none … David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at The Historic Theater, 28 Chestnut Street, Portsmouth, NH 03801 on Thursday, January 16, at 7:00pm. He liked … This online event is part of the Martha’s Vineyard Author Series. David Paul Blight serves as Non-Executive Director of the Company. A hastily conducted coroner’s jury concluded that no one could be prosecuted for the killings of November 10 because “the said deceased came to their deaths by gunshot wounds inflicted by some person or persons to this jury unknown.” The truth was whatever the coup leaders said it was. Shoot him down in his tracks!” The campaign ran training sessions on how to stuff ballot boxes and met with employers to make sure white men had the day off to vote. This event is free. The working group will produce a written report by December […] Pankaj Mishra. “Don’t think ever that your women will remain pure,” he concluded, “while you are debauching ours. The event will be held on Friday, March 6, from 4:00pm to 6:00pm, in USC’s Verna & Peter Dauterive Hall (VPD), 645 Exposition Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90089. David Blight reflects on America’s Disunion – then and now “I tremble for my country when I reflect that God is just,” Thomas Jefferson wrote in 1781. Opinion by David W. Blight June 25, 2020 at 5:11 PM EDT David W. Blight is the Sterling Professor of History at Yale University and author of “ Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom .” Increasingly, North Carolinians and Americans generally are learning this sordid story from the Jim Crow era. Nathan Whitlock. June 09, 2020. 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On Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020, standing in front of an exhibition about the Constitution in Philadelphia, Barack Obama fully became an American Jeremiah. His portraits of the three principal leaders of the white supremacy campaign in 1898 are particularly skillful. For more information: https://cathedral.org/event/frederick-douglass-prophet-of-freedom-and-justice/. The event will be held at the Union League of Philadelphia, 140 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102. David Blight will be the speaker for the Literary Society of the Southwest Author Luncheon Series in January 2020. The event is free and open to the public. American Contagions: … Most black children attended school only through sixth grade, whites through twelfth. Estimates vary as to how many people were murdered. (November 2020) This Issue. © 1963-2020 NYREV, Inc. All rights reserved. David William Blight (born 1949) is the Sterling Professor of History, of African American Studies, and of American Studies and Director of the Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition at Yale University. He was born June 10, 1990, in Mount Clemens, the son of Richard Blight and Agnese (Cervini) Raffaelli. “A black man had mocked the myths that had sustained whites for generations, piercing the buried insecurities of Southern white men.” By challenging Felton in print, Manly endangered his life and livelihood as well as the marriage and family he had anticipated. One involved the experience of defeated white Confederates and their sons and daughters; the other rested in the achievement of civil and political rights for emancipated black North Carolinians. For more information: http://bostonu.imodules.com/s/1759/2-bu/2col.aspx?sid=1759&gid=2&pgid=7487&cid=14359&ecid=14359&crid=0&calpgid=1050&calcid=2086. Modern technology had arrived in Wilmington, but the first telephones and electric trolleys were not shared between black and white neighborhoods. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at the National Cathedral in Washington DC on Thursday, January 30, 2020. The preamble to this document carried the grandiose title “Wilmington Declaration of Independence.” One resolution boldly announced that blacks would be treated “with justice and consideration” as long as they obeyed “the intelligent and progressive portion of the community.”. For more information: https://www.queenslibrary.org/calendar/talk-with-david-w-blight-pulitzer-prizewinning-author-of-frederick-douglass-prophet-of-freedom/002575-0819. With the help of thousands of “Red Shirts”—bands of heavily armed men adept at intimidation and ready to kill—they sought the liquidation of black men from political life and the overthrow of the state of North Carolina. Valerie Hansen. Sam hosts Pulitzer Prize-winning Yale Historian David Blight to discuss his recent biography of Frederick Douglass, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, and how the Reconstruction era lives on in our contemporary politics. David Blight, author of Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, and Brenda Wineapple, author of The Impeachers: The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of a New Nation, discuss their newest books on justice and equality in the United States. Published on Jul 6, 2020. David Blight. Atlantic Monthly, 426 pp., $28.00; $17.99 (paper; to be published in January 2021). Things as They Are . This lecture is part of the Chicago Humanities Festival, Richard J. Franke Program. The lecture will be held in Mara Auditorium, at Gettysburg College, 300 North Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325, on November 11, 2019, at 7:00pm. These kinds of lies, as we have learned in our own historical moment, are the particular stock-in-trade of demagogues who believe their power is unchecked, or who dissemble them before and after their acts of suppression. David Blight's honest telling of Douglass' life reveals misjudgments and some petty grievances. For more information: https://bostonbookfest.org/festival/presenters/. He received the Pulitzer Prize for this book, as well as the Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass and Bancroft Prizes. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at the University of Mary Washington, 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401, on Thursday, February 27, 2020 at 7:30pm. He appears in public and media to discuss slavery and emancipation in US history. David Blight will discuss his book, “Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom” (Simon & Schuster, October 2018) at the Yale Club of Washington, DC, on Friday, February 28, 2020. The conversation will take place at the New-York Historical Society, 2 West 77th Street, New York, NY 10024 on Saturday, January 11 from 9:30am to 11:00am. ↩, How state judiciaries can set an example for the federal judiciary. Valeria Luiselli. Summary. 1 K J’aime. Sam and Blight take a deep dive into … The black man, preached Waddell to an audience of nearly a thousand people in Wilmington on October 24. has never, during all these 30 centuries, exhibited any capacity for self-government…. David Blight will give the 2019 Annual James McCune Smith Memorial Lecture at the University of Glasgow on Tuesday, October 15th at 5:30pm. 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