Daniel Levinson Wilk Publishes Articles on Black Men in History

newspaper clipping of Thomas DowningDaniel Levinson Wilk, professor, American History, has had two articles published recently. One, titled “Black Men in Elevators—The Seldom Discussed Element of the Tulsa Race Massacre” published in the Tulsa World newspaper, uses an inciting incident from the 1921 massacre to discuss ongoing racial tensions in society, particularly fear of Black men.

A second article, “Thomas Downing: Oysters and Civil Rights,” written for the NYC Hospitality Alliance, profiled the Black restaurateur of the article’s title, who owned and ran an oyster cellar from the 1820s through the Civil War that catered to New York City’s elites.

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