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June 12, 2019

Meet co-author of the book Hidden Heroes and Hidden Computers, Duchess Harris in this three part series produced by Stages Theatre Company, leading up to the world premiere of the play HIDDEN HEROES The Black Women of NASA.

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May 4, 2019

Watch the trailer for the theatrical production of Harris' HIDDEN HEROES The Black Women of NASA at Stages Theatre Company!

March 10, 2019

Prof. Duchess Harris long a history favorite speaker at the Library joins us for more of her incisive examinations of the historical background to the most compelling issues in American society today. This presentation is titled ‘Silence Breakers and the #MeToo Movemen...

February 25, 2019

 Listen in as Harris joins this annual City of Saint Paul & Ramsey County event.

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February 25, 2019

Professor Duchess Harris joins us for more of her incisive examinations of the historical background to the most compelling issues in American society today. The History of Socioeconomic Status or "Class" in America. © 2019 CTV Productions in cooperation with Ramsey Co...

February 11, 2019

...Jeff Schechtman’s guest for this week’s WhoWhatWhy podcast is a professor and historian of black feminist politics, Duchess Harris. In her book Black Feminist Politics from Kennedy to Trump, she explains how black women have taken control of the mainstream prog...

November 30, 2018

Duchess Harris is on sabbatical. But that doesn’t mean she’s taking a break. The last time the Macalester College American Studies professor took leave from the classroom, she unearthed documents in NASA’s archives showing her grandmother’s role as one of the “hidden h...

November 19, 2018

Two years ago, when President Trump was still on the campaign trail, he told an audience during a rally at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport that Minnesota had “suffered enough” at the hands of Somali immigrants, who began moving there as refugees in the early...

November 19, 2018

There are a number of Black women running for office all over the country. Jacque Reid goes Inside Her Story with Dr. Duchess Harris, author of Black Feminist Politics From Kennedy To Trump

Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia and...

October 25, 2018

Author and Historian Duchess Harris returns to Black Market Reads, this time to speak with host Lissa Jones to discuss her newest book Race and Policing which will be published in September by Abdo Publishing. Duchess and Lissa discuss the complex history of race, poli...

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