Kitchen Table History

Jessica Marie Johnson
Because you are obsessed with kinship two (#sunbaby + #witchbaby) | History from the Kitchen Table
Created 03 Dec 2020
  • research haul: Zora and friends
    02 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Scholar Kelsey Moore reminded me that it is Hoodoo Heritage Month. We are reading Jenny Sharpe’s Immaterial Archives: An African Diaspora Poetics of Loss in the Black World Seminar. A good time to rev...
  • (From 2014) My OAH Tribute: Stephanie M. H. Camp & Deborah Gray White
    20 Sep 2021 • 13 min read
    I don’t have a good introduction here. Old website is dead, but this post still lives. Idols are dead, but they still live. There is no death in the land of women. Reposting this here from Diaspora Hy...
  • scrapbook post week ending 2021 September 10
    10 Sep 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Gulf Coast still needs your help. Check here, here, here, and here. “It’s to the point where I hide in plain sight. Why is mom under a blanket sitting in the middle of the sofa? Writing on her phone i...
  • Ida IV
    08 Sep 2021 • 2 min read
    A new week, some still in darkness, some just barely rebuilding. Beyond the levees, it is still hard—Black and Indigenous communities like LaPlace and Pointe-au-Chien are struggling. Undocumented are ...
  • scrapbook post: week ending 2021 September 4
    03 Sep 2021 • 3 min read
    Collecting eases and soothes me. Some things from the last week of Katrina’s bittersweet sixteen and Ida’s landing. Indigenous Environmental Network @IENearth Hurricane Ida Briefing with Monique Verdi...
  • Ida III
    02 Sep 2021 • 1 min read
    More mutual aid. Accounts that I trust or who are vetted by people I trust:1 kiirewellness A post shared by @kiirewellness sacredstripper A post shared by @sacredstripper theafrofutureis A post shared...
  • More Ida
    31 Aug 2021 • 2 min read
    via The Highlander Research and Education Center: We know the climate crisis is here, and the Gulf Coast Center for Law & Policy works on the ground in the Gulf South year-round to build transformativ...
  • Ida
    30 Aug 2021 • < 1 min read • 1 0
    Plenty here: redbeansparade A post shared by @redbeansparade dirtycoast A post shared by @dirtycoast Imagine Water Works @WaterWorksNOLA The mutual aid group is still goin...
  • scrapbook post: week ending 2021 August 27
    27 Aug 2021 • 7 min read
    Virgo season has started. My Virgo moon says: Gave a short presentation on Africana Teaching at the Inheritance Baltimore Orientation. More on Inheritance Baltimore, the Mellon-funded project led by D...
  • scrapbook post: week ending 2021 August 20
    20 Aug 2021 • 2 min read • 1 0
    Alabama Dr. Hilary N. Green has a tremendous compilation of research resources for studying slavery, Black history, and the civil rights movement in Alabama and across the South. View it here: https:/...
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