Tiya Miles Jointly Awarded the 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize

November 29, 2018
Tiya Miles

Tiya Miles has been jointly awarded The 2018 Frederick Douglass Book Prize for her book “The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits”. The $25,000 dollar award will be shared with Erica Armstrong Dunba, the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers. The two winners will be presented with their awards at a reception sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute in New York City on Feb. 28. The reception also celebrates the 20thanniversary of the Frederick Douglass Book Prize.


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