Picturing Black History

Photographs and stories that changed the world

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Allison Mitchell

Allison Mashell Mitchell is a doctoral candidate in the Corcoran Department of History at the University of Virginia. She received her B.A. in History and African American Studies at the University of Florida. Her dissertation examines the multifaceted nature of Black American political activism and the partisan efforts to disenfranchise Black voters. Her work also speaks to themes concerning what constitutes democracy, the limitations of representation, and the significance of grassroots political activism beginning in the mid-twentieth century. Allison’s broader research interests include Black political history, civil rights studies, oral history, and public humanities.

Content by Allison Mitchell