Footprints from the PastJHU Arts & Sciences Magazine – Fall 2023
In 2020, JHU Acknowledged Enslaved People Were Held at Clifton Mansion. The Reckoning Continues.Baltimore Magazine – October 2023
Studying the Past Can Help Shape a Better Future, Panelists SayJHU Hub – September 12, 2023
Reckoning on CampusSlate / A Word…With Jason Johnson – May 26, 2023
Students Discover Stories of Girls who Lived at Former Hopkins OrphanageJHU Hub – April 5, 2023
Legacies of Slavery: From the Institutional to the PersonalHarvard Radcliffe Institute News & Ideas – February 23, 2023
‘Just a Little More Free’Harvard Law Today – November 22, 2022
In the 1870s, The Start of a New School Year Marked the Start of a New EraBmoreArt – September 8, 2022
A Horseman of a Different EraJHU Hub – April 20, 2022
Hard Histories at Hopkins: Reckoning with Racism’s LegacyWYPR – March 30, 2022
Martha Jones’ “Vanguard”: Black Women and the Fight for the VoteWYPR – January 12, 2022
Piecing Together Hard HistoryJHU Hub – December 4, 2021
A Year After Johns Hopkins Announced that Founder Enslaved People, University to Host Conference on Slavery’s Legacy on Campus and BeyondBaltimore Sun – December 2, 2021
Hard Histories: A Conversation with Martha S. JonesJHU SAIS Press Release – March 18, 2021
How One Very Old Census Record Spurred a Reckoning at Johns Hopkins UniversityWashington Post – December 25, 2020
Johns Hopkins RevelationsMaryland Public Television, State Circle – December 18, 2020
Hopkins U. Research Reveals ‘Abolitionist’ Founder to Have Owned SlavesThe Afro – December 14, 2020
The Discovery That Hopkins Founder Enslaved People Was Not a Surprise to Many in BaltimoreBaltimore Sun – December 11, 2020
Johns Hopkins University Promises to Further Research Institution’s Ties to Systemic Racism in Town HallBaltimore Sun – December 11, 2020
Johns Hopkins, Benefactor of Namesake Hospital and University, Was an EnslaverWashington Post – December 9, 2020
Records Prove Johns Hopkins University Founder Owned Slaves, Shattering Belief He Was a Staunch AbolitionistBaltimore Sun – December 9, 2020
Please Welcome Johns Hopkins University to Universities Studying Slavery
Commission on Slavery and the University

Hard Histories’ research into the university’s founder Johns Hopkins and his relationship to slavery has generated additional research from other individuals, as well as criticism. We link here to a news story summarizing this.