SOURCE: Made By History at the Washington Post
Today's Asylum Seekers Carry on the Freedom Struggle of Enslaved Americans
by Sean Gallagher
Moving across the nation's boundaries was integral to the efforts of enslaved people to secure freedom; migrants today carry the legacy of that struggle, despite the cruelty of American immigration policy.
SOURCE: Public Books
History Answers the Inexplicable: Interview with Madeline Hsu
by Shirley Lung
"Asian Pacific Americans is a census category. It does not reflect the lived experiences, in fact, of many ethnic Asian persons living in the United States....But it is politically a necessity, in part because of the racial projects at work. These killings were racially motivated."
SOURCE: JStor Daily
How the LAPD Guarded California’s Borders in the 1930s
Los Angeles's conservative establishment used tropes of cultural inferiority to justify efforts to stop poor white Dust Bowl refugees from entering the state in the 1930s,
Crossing From Asia, the First Americans Rushed Into the Unknown
Three new genetic analyses lend detail, and mystery, to the migration of prehistoric humans throughout the Western Hemisphere.
In an Israeli Cave, Scientists Discover Jawbone of Earliest Modern Human Out of Africa
The discovery could rewrite the migration story of our species, pushing back by about 50,000 years when Homo sapiens were thought to have first left Africa.
SOURCE: Pacific Standard Magazine
Reframing Migration: A Conversation With Historian Sunil Amrith
The 2017 MacArthur Genius Fellowship recipient's interdisciplinary work on the Bay of Bengal teaches us that movement and migration are central forces in the making of Asian—and global—history.
SOURCE: The Stanford Daily
Stanford researchers: It may not have been an external event (like climate change) that triggered the revolution in technology 50,000 years ago
It may have been culture and migration.
SOURCE: New Historian
Migration To Americas Came in Waves, According to Big Data
A new study has applied the remarkable insights it can offer to shed light on the enduring mystery surrounding the history of migration and settlement of the Americas.
How Did People Migrate to the Americas? Bison DNA Helps Chart the Way
Two groups of experts generally agree when a gateway from Siberia to North America opened, but not on who used it first.
This Isn't America's First Freakout Over Refugees
by Jesse Walker
Before anyone was afraid of ISIS terrorists disguised as Syrian refugees, Americans were afraid of Nazi agents disguised as Jewish refugees.
SOURCE: The Washington Post
What Americans thought of Jewish refugees on the eve of World War II
See this graph. It will make you think.
SOURCE: Science Nordic
History rewritten: Europeans were “born” in the Bronze Age
DNA from 101 Bronze Age skeletons shows that Europeans came from nomadic tribes who invaded during the Bronze Age.
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