Anthropology Magazine

Stop Destroying African American Cemeteries


  • African-American cemeteries destruction - A gravestone in the Morningstar Tabernacle No. 88 Cemetery in Cabin John, Maryland.

    Stop Destroying African American Cemeteries

    Highways, factories, and other development projects across the United States are threatening the sacred spaces of African American cemeteries. An archaeologist looks to new Congressional action to stop the destruction.

  • Arctic sea ice is breaking up and melting as the world’s atmosphere and waters warm.

    Partnering With Nonhumans for Climate Action

    Geoengineering plans to save Arctic ice tend to treat technology as a means for asserting human control over the environment. Instead, we should develop human-nonhuman partnerships to tackle climate change.

  • CDC social science

    The CDC Needs Social Science

    Sickness is not just biological­­—it’s social. That’s why social science should be central to controlling and preventing diseases.

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    The Travesties of India’s Tribal Boarding Schools

    Two researchers argue that India’s large-scale tribal boarding schools revive features of 19th- and 20th-century boarding schools in North America and elsewhere that sought to strip Indigenous peoples of their families, languages, and cultural identities.

  • Kosova or Kosovo - Ruined buildings serve as reminders of the lives lost and displaced by the Kosovo War more than two decades ago.

    Spelling a Nation’s Name

    An archaeologist grappling with the recent history of war and genocide in the Balkans dives into the debate over how to name the territory known as either “Kosova” or “Kosovo.”