Vincent Brown

Photo of Vincent BrownPhoto | © Sharona JacobsVincent Brown is the Charles Warren Professor of American History and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University and the author of The Reaper’s Garden, which won the James A. Rawley Prize, the Louis Gottschalk Prize, and the Merle Curti Award. He has received Guggenheim and Mellon New Directions fellowships. His online interactive map Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760–1761: A Cartographic Narrative has been viewed by 87,000 users in 184 countries, and his documentary Herskovits at the Heart of Blackness, broadcast nationally on PBS, won the John E. O’Connor Film Award and was chosen as Best Documentary at the Hollywood Black Film Festival.

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Cover: Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarTacky’s Revolt: The Story of an Atlantic Slave WarBrown, VincentHARDCOVER01/14/2020$35.00
Cover: The Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic SlaveryThe Reaper’s Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic SlaveryBrown, VincentPAPERBACK09/30/2010$24.50
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Book Club Spotlight: The Privileged Poor

As students around the world deliberate their options for further education, only made more challenging in a pandemic, we’re reminded that getting in is only half the battle. In The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Disadvantaged Students, Anthony Abraham Jack asks how—and why—do disadvantaged students struggle at elite colleges? What can schools can do differently if these students are to thrive? As back to school season begins, we spoke to two university book clubs that read and discussed The Privileged Poor this summer.