Melissa (Famiglietti) Rodriguez

Lytle Hernández, called "rebel historian," wins MacArthur Genius Grant

Discussion created by Melissa (Famiglietti) Rodriguez Employee on Sep 27, 2019

Historian Kelly Lytle Hernández Wins MacArthur Fellowship : NPR 


"History is a narrative of the past. It is based upon the sources that we regard as relevant or that we can find," she says.


In light of the 1619 project and the rethinking of history's very definition in today's atmosphere, it seems timely that Kelly Lytle Hernandez is awarded the MacArthur Genius Grant for her work on mass incarceration in the U.S. and immigration history. Take a listen and let us know what you think!