Martha S. Jones is the Society of Black Alumni Presidential Professor and Professor of History at The Johns Hopkins University. She was formerly a Presidential Bicentennial Professor at the University of Michigan, and was a founding director of the Michigan Law School Program in Race, Law and History.
Birthright Citizens tells how African American activists radically transformed the terms of citizenship for all Americans.
Before the Civil War, colonization schemes and black laws threatened to deport former slaves born in the United States. Birthright...[SEE MORE]