Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed by CBC Radio about Indigenous connections to the Underground Railroad. The program aired on June 13. Read excerpts …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave two plenary talks as part of a virtual conference on “Nineteenth-Century America: Fiends, Fugitives, and Friends,” June 2, The …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the paper, “William Swan among the Greensky Indians,” at the virtual Midwestern History Conference, May 26. The paper told …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented as part of a national webinar to promote International Underground Railroad Month, May 19. The webinar was co-sponsored …

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer reappointed Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine to a four-year term on the Michigan Freedom Trail Commission, which preserves, protects and …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine‘s op-ed, “Racist Zoombombing the Latest Application of Technology by White Supremacists,” was published by History News Network, Feb. 28.

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine co-presented the webinar, “Teaching the Underground Railroad,” with Oakland University Development and Educational Studies Instructor Carol Bacak-Egbo, Sept. 23. …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “A Slave Couple Crosses Lake Erie, 1820,” as part of a webinar Freedom Seekers Traveling the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine participated in a panel for the webinar, “The Fluid Frontier Revisited: The Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland,” …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on Travel Michigan about the upcoming Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering, airing on state radio stations, Aug. …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on the “Underground Railroad in Missouri” by the National Park Service’s Slave Stampedes Project, based at Dickinson …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented at national webinar, informing and mobilizing efforts to designate September as International Underground Railroad Month. The event was …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine wrote the History News Network article, “It’s time for white parents to have the talk with their children,” June …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was quoted in the Truthout op-ed, “Formerly Incarcerated People Should Be Compensated for Telling Their Stories,” May 17. The …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published an invited article, “Black Abolitionists and the Fifteenth Amendment,” on the National Park Service website. The article highlights …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the article, “Teaching the Underground Railroad,” on michiganology.org, the digital arm of the Michigan History Center. Read the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed on WDET about the Nancy and Sean Cotton Collection of American Art, 1850-1940 on exhibit at the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the op-ed, “The Erasure of Slavery at Sullivan’s Island,” Feb. 10. Finkenbine gave the talk, “The Underground Railroad: …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine spoke to Microsoft health care executives about the work of the Equal Justice Initiative, and related local efforts aimed …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine’s op-ed, “Does Truth Matter Less Than in 1974?” was published by History News Network, Dec. 22.

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine led a workshop Underground Railroad for volunteers at the Michigan History Center in Lansing, Nov, 15. Finkenbine was also …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was a keynote speaker at the 2nd annual Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering in Lansing, Oct. 26. Finkenbine spoke …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the paper, “Intersecting Migrations: Freedom Seekers, Native Americans, and the Underground Railroad in Eastern Wisconsin,” at the annual …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “The Underground Railroad: The View from Western Ohio,” to Emerson Employees Coming Together, a corporate group …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “Fugitive Slaves in Indian Country,” at Freedom Movement Pt. 2, a symposium on the Underground Railroad, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine’s article, “The Forgotten History of the Native Americans Who Helped the Underground Railroad,” was published online by Time, Sept. …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was interviewed by Jennifer Epperson and quoted in The Outline article, “What reparations might look like,” Sept. 17.  

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the case study, “Crossing Michigan, Crossing Boundaries: Lessons Learned from Odawa Oral Tradition,” at the National Park Service …

The online political magazine Slate gathered four leading scholars — including Detroit Mercy’s Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine — to discuss the recent congressional …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine presented the paper, “Native Americans and the Underground Railroad: Evidence from the Midwest,” at the Midwestern History Conference in …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the talk, “Fugitive Slaves in Indian Country,” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Saginaw Valley State University, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was part of a panel, “Working for Freedom: The Often-Ignored Labors of the Underground Railroad and New Directions for Understanding,” at …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “The Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland” at the Baldwin House Senior Living Community in Birmingham, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the op-ed, “What Popular Histories Often Get Wrong about the Underground Railroad,” in the History News Network, Feb. 3.

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the op-ed, “The GOP needs to stop calling itself the party of Lincoln,” in the History News Network, …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine chaired and served as the opening plenary speaker at the Michigan Underground Railroad Heritage Gathering, Oct. 27. This event …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave the presentation, “Much Apu About Nothing: What Caused the Civil War?” at the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Saginaw …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine was recently named to the project advisory board for the Slave Stampedes Project of the National Park Service. Finkenbine …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine published the article, “Want to Understand American Slavery?” on the History News Network, July 22. Finkenbine also presented the …

Professor of History Roy E. Finkenbine gave a talk on “The Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland,” at a symposium on “Freedom Movement: Detroit’s …