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Arica L. Coleman

Arica L. Coleman

Arica L. Coleman is a historian and lecturer whose work focuses on the politics of race and ethnicity. She is chair of the Committee on the Status of African American, Latino/a, Asian American, and Native American (ALANA) Historians and ALANA Histories at the Organization of American Historians.She has lent her expertise to the Washington PostIndian Country TodayHistory News Network, The Crisis Magazine, NPR, and Time Magazine,. She is the author of That the Blood Stay Pure: African Americans, Native Americans and the Predicament of Race and Identity in Virginia, a Choice 2014 Outstanding Academic Title. Her current book project is Interracial Sex and Marriage in the United States. For more information go to www.aricalcoleman.com.