Joshua Davis

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Joshua Clark Davis teaches writing and public history at Duke University. He currently co-directs "Media and the Movement," a digital oral history initiative based at UNC's Southern Oral History Program and funded by a NEH Collaborative Research Grant. Project collaborators are interviewing dozens of journalists of the Civil Rights and Black Power era and making those recordings publicly accessible online at Joshua is also writing a book, "Head Shops and Whole Foods," which examines how social movements of the 1960s and '70s inspired entrepreneurs such as black booksellers and natural grocers to re-shape small business and consumer culture. The book is currently under contract with Columbia University Press' Studies in the History of U.S. Capitalism.

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