Media

Op-eds and articles

Ana Lucia Araujo, “Toppling monuments is a global movement. And it works,” Made by History, Washington Post, June 23, 2020.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “No, Confederate Monuments Don’t Preserve History. They Manipulate It,” Newsweek, August 16, 2019.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “Dandara e Luisa Mahin são consideradas heroínas do Brasil: O problema é que elas nunca existiram” [in Portuguese],  Intercept Brasil, June 4, 2019.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “The History of Black Women Championing Demands for Reparations,” History News Network, May 19, 2019.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “The Century-Long Fight for Reparations,” Made by History, Washington Post, April 28, 2019.

“Brazil’s National Museum fire in context” article by Ana Lucia Araujo, HistoryExtra, The official website for BBC History Magazine and BBC World Histories Magazine, September 2018.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “Nenhum negro foi indenizado pela escravidão no Brasil: Esse debate é mais urgente do que nunca” [in Portuguese], Intercept Brasil, February 18, 2019.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “The Mythology of Racial Democracy in Brazil,”  OpenDemocracy, June 22, 2015.

Ana Lucia Araujo, “Slavery is not dead: it’s not even past,” article by Ana Lucia Araujo, OpenDemocracy, May 5, 2015.

Interviews

“Historiadores analisam como derrubada de estátuas se insere na “batalha pela memória” da escravidão e do racismo,” Zero Hora, Porto Alegre, Brazil, June 18, 2020.

“D’Edward Colston à Christophe Colomb, ces statues qui agitent la mémoire à vif de l’esclavage,” interview by Pauline Bock, Télérama, France, June 14, 2020.

“History, Racism, and Anti-Black Violence in Brazil,” interview by Dr. Audra A. Diptée, History Watch Project, podcast, June 13, 2020.

“‘As manifestações nos EUA podem ser o rastilho de um movimento global. Espero que assim seja,'” interview by Christiana Martins, Expresso, Lisbon, Portugal, June 6, 2020.

“Histories of Violence: Slavery in America,” Brad Evans interviews Ana Lucia Araujo, Los Angeles Review of Books, December 23, 2019.

“Reparations” part of the Radical Imagination podcast series, hosted by Angela Glover Blackwell with Guests Melisande Short-Colomb and Ana Lucia Araujo, November 3, 2019.

Interview about the fire that destroyed Brazil’s National Museum, This Morning, TBS eFM radio program, Seoul, South Korea, September 6, 2018.

“Histoire des réparations pour l’esclavage,” interview by Dr. Vincent Hirribarren, Blog Africa4: Regards croisés sur l’Afrique [in French],  Libération,  September 3, 2018.

“A reparação aos escravos,” Interview with Ana Lucia Araujo by historians Miguel Bandeira Jerónimo and José Pedro Monteiro, in the Portuguese magazine Visão História, October 2018.

“Hablemos de História,” Podcast in Spanish and Portuguese on the book Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History by Ana Lucia Araujo, April 12, 2018.

#OffScriptOn9 at WUS9: Howard University Professor discusses new book Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade with Bruce Johnson, February 15, 2018.

“Reparations NOW: Global and Historical Receipts with Dr. Ana Lucia Araujo,” Truth’s Table Podcast, February 8, 2018.

Interview with Ana Lucia Araujo about her new book Reparations for Slavery, on Dr. Ron Daniels Vantage Point Radio Show WBAI, 99.5 FM, January 22, 2018.

“Protesto de jogadores negros na NFL mostra falácia da era pós-racial,” interview [in Portuguese] by Tori Oliveira with Ana Lucia Araujo, Carta Capital, September 27, 2017.

Participation in radio and television shows

“Take Them Down: Row Over Statues Goes Global,” The Debate with François Picard, France, France 24 (video), June 16, 2020.

“A Look at the History of the Statues Being Attacked by Protesters Worldwide,” produced by Alexa Ard, The Washington Post, video, June 13, 2020

“Watch: Statues under attack as Europe confronts colonial past,” article/video by Luke Hurst, Euronews, June 11, 2020.

“États-Unis: 400 ans après, la blessure de l’esclavage toujours vivace,” news report by Fanny Allard, France 24, October 23, 2019.

“Aux États-Unis, le débat persiste sur les compensations aux descendants d’esclaves,” article/video (in French) by Raphaël Bouvier-Auclair, Radio Canada, August 26, 2019.

Words in newspaper articles and websites

“As monuments fall, how does the world reckon with a racist past?,” article by Philip Morris, National Geographic, June 29, 2020.

“Como o debate sobre reparações pela escravidão voltou a ganhar força nos Estados Unidos,” article by Alessandra Corrêa, BBC News Brasil, June 26, 2020.

“Estados Unidos: La dureza de cuestionarse a los “padres”, article by Susana Samhan, La Vanguardia Internacional, Spain, June 19, 2020.

“Um monumento em memória de quem foi escravizado, e não de quem escravizou, article by Felipe van Deursen, Terra à Vista UOL, Brazil, June 14, 2020.

“Estátuas derrubadas pelo mundo incendeiam debate sobre falta de inclusão na história,” article by Ana Rosa Alves, O Globo, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 14, 2020.

Racismo. O que fazer com o passado que nos dói?, article by João Diogo Correiro, Expresso, Lisboa, Portugal, June 13, 2020.

“Quem foi Joaquim Pereira Marinho, o traficante de escravos que virou estátua na capital mais negra do Brasil,” article by Camilla Costa, BBC News Brasil, June 12, 2020.

“Brazilië in opstand tegen racisme,” article by Nina Jurna, NRC.NL, Netherlands, June 7, 2020.

“Pan-Africanists strike out in Martinique,” article by Karen Juanita Carrillo, Amsterdam News, New York City, United States, May 28, 2020

“The Case for Reparations is Nothing New,” article by Mohamed Elnaiem, Jstor Daily, February 27, 2020.

“Mount Vernon discontinues Washington magnet over slave teeth controversy,” article by Justine Coleman, The Hill, February 20, 2020.

“Mount Vernon Stops Selling Souvenir Washington Dentures Over Ties To Slavery,” article by Natalie Delgadillo, DCist, February 20, 2020.

“The Racism Denier in Charge of Defending Black Rights in Brazil,” article by Katy Watson, BBC, February 14, 2020.

“How Ghana’s Historic Homecoming is Changing Africa,” article by Zaina Adamu at CNN Travel, January 13, 2020.

“The 1619 anniversary: Where does the American story begin?” article by Elena Gooray, The Philadelphia Inquirer, September 15, 2019.

‘Wat helpen excuses mij? De erfenis en de pijn blijven,’ article (in Dutch) by Nina Jurna, NRC Handelsblad, July 1st, 2019.

Dollars Today for Enslavement Long Ago? Georgetown Students Say Yes,” article by Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, The Christian Science Monitor, June 19, 2019.

“What you need to know about reparations after the first congressional hearing convened on the topic in more than a decade,” article by Valerie Russ, The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 19, 2019.

États-Unis 2020: indemnisation des Afro-Américains sur l’agenda des démocrates,” article by Tirthankar Chanda, Radio France Internationale, June 19, 2019.

“The House Hearing on Slavery Reparations Is Part of a Long History. Here’s What to Know on the Idea’s Tireless Early Advocates,” article by Arica L. Coleman, Time, June 18, 2019.

“Wreck of Last Slave Ship Found in Alabama,” article by Anne-Marie Bissada, Radio France Internationale, May 25, 2019.

“Aux États-Unis, le retour du débat sur les réparations de l’esclavage,” article by Stéphanie Le Bars, Le Monde, May 10, 2019.

“Reparations for Descendants of the Slave Trade Emerges as Democrats’ Campaign Platform,”article by Stacy Brown, Black Press USA, April 7, 2019.

“Reparations: An Idea Whose Time Has Come?” article by Jonathan Tilove, Austin American-Statesman, April 6, 2019.

“Vogue Brazil Fashion Director Resigns Over Photos that Evoke Slavery Era” article by Ernesto Lodoño, New York Times, February 15, 2019.

“A Crime Against World Heritage”: Experts Mourn Brazil’s National Museum,” article by Alex Morrison, Sotheby’s Museum Network, September 7, 2018.

“What Was Lost in Brazil’s Devastating Museum Fire,” article by Ed Yong, The Atlantic, September 4, 2018.

“Brazilians Mourn Museum’s Priceless Collection Amid Anger at Funding Cuts,” The Guardian, September 3, 2018.

“Móvel com referência a instrumento de tortura contra escravos causa revolta nas redes,” O Globo , article by Sérgio Matsuura [in Portuguese] July 11, 2018.

“Reparations, memorials discussed at conference at UVA,” article by Ruth Serven, The Daily Progress, March 21, 2018.

“Museus levam Benim a discutir papel na escravidão,” [in Portuguese] article by Kevin Sieff, O Globo, February 4, 2018.

An African country reckons with its history of selling slaves,” article by Kevin Sieff, Washington Post, January 29, 2018.

The Scholars Behind the Quest for Reparations,” article by Marc Perry, Chronicle of Higher Education, November 14, 2017.

“Reconciling with the Past: Ana Lucia Araujo’s Lecture on Coming to Terms with the Past When Monuments Are Taken Down,” blog post by Daniel Wright, The Gettysburg Compiler on the Front Lines of History, November 8, 2017.

“O Brasil deveria mudar o modo como lida com a memória da escravidão?” article by João Fellet, BBC Brasil, October 29, 2016.

“Portugal deve pagar indemnizações pela escravatura?” article [in Portuguese] by Joana Gorjão Henriques, O Público, November 9, 2014.

“What Obama really saw at the Door of No Return,’ a disputed memorial to the slave trade,” article by Max Fischer, Washington Post, June 28, 2013.

Reviews of my books

“Slavery and a Transnational History of Reparations” review by Guy Emerson Mount, of the book Reparations for Slavery: A Transnational and Comparative History by Ana Lucia Araujo, Black Perspectives, October 16, 2018.

“V Books: Prof. Ana Araujo Pens a Comprehensive History of ‘Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade in New Book,” article by Darryl Robertson, Vibe, November 20, 2017.

Review of Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A Transnational and Comparative History by Ana Lucia Araujo, review by Jacob. T. Parks, H-Caribbean, January 2019.

“Reparations for Slavery and the Slave Trade: A New Book on the Idea of Reparations,” article by Julie Hawks, Black Perspectives, January 5, 2018.

Review of Araujo’s book Shadows of the Slave Past by Renée Ater, Historical Dialogues. April 6, 2017.

“Livro mostra o ‘romantismo tropical’ do Brasil do século 19,” blog post [in Portuguese] by Diego C. Smirne, Jornal da USP, October 6, 2017.