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July 1, 2020
Quintard Taylor, a history professor emeritus and the founder of BlackPast.org, talks about the history of celebrating the Fourth of July. Featured on KUOW 
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June 24, 2020
Margaret O'Mara and James Gregory, professors of history, explain how Seattle's CHOP/CHAZ zone isn't indicative of the city's history of racism. Featured on The New York Times 
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June 21, 2020
James Gregory, professor of history, and Michael McCann, professor of political science, discuss how CHAZ/CHOP fits into Seattle's history of protests. Featured on The Guardian 
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June 18, 2020
Quin’Nita Cobbins-Modica, who graduated from the UW with a Ph.D. in history, discusses Seattle's history of black female activists. Featured on Crosscut 
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June 17, 2020
A lawsuit against a cloud services employee who left to join Google highlights Amazon’s aggressive tactics to retain talent. Margaret O'Mara, professor of history, is quoted. Featured on Bloomberg 
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June 17, 2020
Quintard Taylor, history professor, discusses the possible de-gentrification of Seattle. Featured on Newsweek 
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June 11, 2020
The Seattle Times recommends books by Quintard Taylor, professor emeritus of history for those interested in black history, racism, and social justice in the context of ongoing protests. Featured on The Seattle Times 
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June 10, 2020
Professor of history James N. Gregory discusses Seattle's Hoovervilles and mutual aid during the Great Depression. Featured on Crosscut 
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June 9, 2020
The Department of History is committed to providing accommodations, especially to Black graduate and undergraduate students as well as other students directly impacted by the racialized crises of our current moment. Following on College of Arts & Sciences Dean Bob Stacey's recommendations (6/7/20), we also urge other units to design meaningful and effective provisions to support the most affected students during this time of emergency.
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June 9, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has upended how we work, learn, and live. University of Washington History faculty spoke at a roundtable on May 29, 2020 on how the past can inform our present and future. The event was hosted by Margaret O'Mara, Keller Endowed Professor of History and author of The Code: Silicon Valley and the Remaking of America.

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