Charles Kuralt’s North Carolina

About twenty years ago, my historical consciousness was awakened when my fourth grade teacher rolled the massive TV cart into our Dorothy B. Johnson Elementary classroom and popped in a VHS tape of Charles Kuralt's UNC-TV production North Carolina is My Home. A native of my own hometown, Wilmington, North Carolina, Charles Kuralt climbed the ranks…Read more Charles Kuralt’s North Carolina


Women’s history: a call to arms?

New debates have arisen over the creation of a National Women's History Museum in the US. The bipartisan commission working in support of the initiative have gained ground in recent weeks, and the idea first conceived in 1995 might soon be a reality. “We have to do everything we can to turn this dream into…Read more Women’s history: a call to arms?

How #ILookLikeAHistorian rocked my Twittersphere

Last Tuesday I started a morning scroll through my Twitter feed, albeit with a bit of reluctance. I love how connecting with people, especially other historians, on the social media platform has often sparked new ideas and ways of thinking, both personally and professionally. At the same time, I am often hesitant to open the…Read more How #ILookLikeAHistorian rocked my Twittersphere