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Gwendolyn Midlo Hall

Gwendolyn Midlo Hall is Professor Emerita of Latin American and Caribbean History at Rutgers University. Born in 1929, Midlo Hall is a lifelong civil rights and Black Power essayist and activist, multi-award-winning historian, digital humanities pioneer, and outstanding public intellectual still writing indispensable works as she reaches her ninety-second year.


  • Haunted by Slavery

    A stirring memoir by Gwendolyn Midlo Hall: historian of slavery, veteran political activist, and widow of Black Bolshevik author Harry Haywood.