Mickell Carter named monthly contributor for Black Perspectives
Mickell Carter, a doctoral candidate in the Department of History, has been named a monthly contributor to the Association of African American Intellectual History Society's award-winning blog, Black Perspectives. As a contributor, she will help to further enhance the content on the blog and aid in its ongoing effort to expand the boundaries of Black intellectual history.
Carter's research interests include Black internationalism, 20th-century social movements and the intersections between politics and culture. Her current project examines linkages between Black men’s style during the Black Power Movement, Pan-Africanism and masculinity. Carter is also a Graduate Fellow and Research Assistant where she interviews Bloody Sunday Foot Soldiers and documents their experiences. She has written for a number of venues, including AAIHS’s Black Perspectives, Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project’s Warbler newsletter, American Historical Association’s Perspectives, and the Washington Post. She is also a host of the New Books Network in African American Studies podcast. Prior to becoming a PhD student, Carter taught high school social studies in her hometown, Columbus, Georgia.