Marcus Anthony Allen, 2020–21 | National Humanities Center

Marcus Anthony Allen (NHC Fellow, 2020–21)

Project Title

Is Poverty Always Poverty?: Understanding Black Capitalism in 19th Century Baltimore

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University

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Marcus Anthony Allen

Fellowship Work Summary, 2020–21

Marcus Anthony Allen drafted four chapters of his work in progress Poverty's Capitalism: The Economic Lives of African Americans in Nineteenth Century Baltimore. He also revised an article entitled "Black Capitalism and Freedom in Nineteenth Century Baltimore."