Edward Baptist is professor of history at Cornell University. His extensive writings on the history of enslavement in America include The Half Has Never Been Told: Slavery and the Making of American Capitalism.
Michele Mitchell is associate professor of history at NYU whose areas of research include the African Diaspora. Her book Righteous Propagation: African Americans and the Politics of Racial Destiny after Reconstruction has been praised as ‘mandatory reading for historians of African American history.’
Julie Golia is the vice president of collections and curatorial affairs at Brooklyn Historical Society, curator of the current BHS exhibitions Waterfront and Taking Care of Brooklyn: Stories of Sickness and Health, and co-host of the BHS podcast Flatbush+Main.