Black Life: Claudrena N. Harold

As a special guest contribution to the Black Life Newsletter, Claudrena N. Harold shares the essay “The Art of Peer Pressure: Black Fire UVA!” Harold is a professor of African American and African studies and history at the University of Virginia (UVA). As part of her ongoing work on the history of Black student activism at UVA, she has written, produced, and codirected with Kevin Everson eight short films: Sugarcoated Arsenic; Fastest Man in the State; 70 kg; U. Of Virginia, 1976; How Can We Ever Be Late; Black Bus Stop; Hampton; and We Demand


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