Jeffrey Aaron Snyder

Jeffrey Aaron Snyder is assistant professor in the educational studies department at Carleton College. He is the author of Making Black History: The Color Line, Culture, and Race in the Age of Jim Crow.


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For decades, critics disputed whether African American history merited recognition. Yet in an era of fake news and alternative facts, Black History Month encourages Americans to face up to hard truths. Read more

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