Catherine Roth is a 2009 graduate of the University of Washington where she majored in history. Her essay,“The Coon Chicken Inn: A History of White Bigotry and Black Agency in Seattle, Washington” won the 2008-2009 York-Mason Award for outstanding undergraduate essay on African Americans in the West. Interested in 20th century American cultural history, African-American history, and public history, she is eager to continue her academic career by pursuing a Masters in History. Roth is currently the Education Intern for HistoryLink.org.
|Cape Coast Castle|
|Chilembwe, John (c. 1871-1915)|
|Cliff, Jimmy Chambers (1948- )|
|Duvalier, François “Papa Doc” (1907-1971)|
|Duvalier, Jean-Claude “Baby Doc” (1951-2014)|
|Muhammed Toure / Askia Muhammad I (c. 1442-1538)|
|Sankara, Thomas (1949-1987)|
|Saro-Wiwa, Kenule “Ken” Beeson (1941-1995)|
|Tonton Macoutes (Milice Volontaires de la Securite Nationale - MSVN)|
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